Black History Month

Black History Month provides the campus and wider Wooster community an opportunity to come together to celebrate Black history and culture. The month consists of multiple opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and community members to engage intellectually and socially. All are welcome!

Month Long Event

Playing the Changes, The Life & Legacy of Milt Hinton, a traveling exhibit from Oberlin College & Conservatory, Andrews Library Lobby

Schedule of Events

Download the schedule PDF.

Date Event Location
Jan. 31 Black Student Association Lounge Re-Opening Celebration 8PM
BSA Lounge,
Douglas Hall
Feb. 2-9 Black Student Association Art Wall, Lowry Center Lowry Center
Feb. 3 Lowry Center Student Activities, Leadership Monday: Understanding Groups & Group Development 6:30PM
Lowry Center,
The Alley
Feb. 4 Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Black Student Association & Sexual Respect Coalition, Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: Decolonizing Desire 6PM 
Knowlton Commons
Feb. 5 People of Color Showcase, Open Mic Night 7-11PM
The Underground
  Latinas Unidas Café con Leche, a conversation about anti-Blackness in the Latinx community 7PM
Latinx Lounge,
Armington Hall 021
Feb. 8 Afro Beat Night 9PM-12AM
The Underground​
Feb. 9 Black Student Association Brunch 1PM*
BSA Lounge, Douglas Hall
Feb. 10 Black Women’s Organization, BFFs (Black Female Friends) 8-9PM
Compton Basement
  Lowry Center Student Activities, Leadership Monday: Group Dynamics & Group Roles 6:30PM
Lowry Center,
The Alley
Feb. 12 Black Student Association Photoshoot/Open Mic Night 8PM
BSA Lounge, Douglas Hall​
Feb. 13 QPOC, Film screening Moonlight  8PM*
The Pit
Feb. 15 Center for Diversity & Inclusion presents Courageous Conversations: Living the Vision: What We Wish We Knew Then That We Know Now 9-10:30PM
Babcock Formal Lounge
Feb. 16 MiSTEM film screening: "Something the Lord Made" 7PM
Andrews Library CoRE
Feb. 17 Lowry Center Student Activities, Leadership Monday: Creative Conflict in Groups 6:30PM
Lowry Center,
The Alley
Feb. 19 Black Student Association Peace and Paint 8PM*
BSA Lounge, Douglas Hall
Feb. 20 Women of Images, Soul Food Dinner 7PM
Kitt Dining Hall
  Center for Diversity & Inclusion presents Of Faith & Justice with Rev. Jimmie Hawkins 8PM
Lean Lecture Hall,
Wishart
Feb. 24 Lowry Center Student Activities, Leadership Monday: Group Decision Making 6:30PM
Lowry Center,
The Alley
Feb. 25 WAC presents Woo Movie: Do The Right Thing 9PM
The Alley
Feb. 27 Center for Diversity & Inclusion, Wellness/Words of Resilience Workshop with Kimberly Brazwell and William Washington 7-8:30PM
Babcock Formal Lounge
Feb. 28 Black Women’s Organization, Natural Body Care featuring the Hippie Chemist 6:30-8:30PM
Williams 060
Feb. 29 Black Women’s Organization, Natural Hair Care 12-2PM
Williams 060
  Women of Images, Sadie Hawkins Formal 8PM
Lowry Ballroom
March 1 Black Women’s Organization, Sunday Soul Food Dinner 7PM 
Babcock Kitchen
March 2 Lowry Center Student Activities, Leadership Monday: Roles in Teams & Groups 6:30PM
Lowry Center,
The Alley