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Black History Month 2016: “Our Story”

The Multicultural Mavericks are proud to present our Black History Month celebration in February. The entire campus community is invited to participate and increase their awareness of the positive impact that the African American and Black community have made on society. Featured events include cultural performances, social and educational events with UT Arlington professors and the annual Black Leadership Institute (BLI).

BHM 2016 Schedule of Events 

Black History Month (BHM): Kick-Off Tabling

Monday, February 1

11:30 am – 1:30 p.m., UC Palo Duro

BHM: I Am UTA Study Abroad:

Black Students Share Their Stories

Tuesday, February 9

12:30 – 1:30 p.m., UC Concho

BHM: Coalition Building

Presented by Dr. Jason Shelton,

UTA Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Tuesday, February 9

6:30 – 8 p.m., UC Concho

Center for African American Studies :Conference on Critical Issues in the Black Community

February 12 and 13

UC Bluebonnet and Rosebud Theatre

BHM: Black Leadership Institute

Saturday, February 20

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Nedderman Hall

Pre-registration required via our website by Feb. 8th

BHM: Student Activism, SNCC, and 1960’s Black Power

Presented by Dr. Marvin Dulaney, UTA History Department

Tuesday, February 23

Noon – 1 p.m., UC Carlisle Suite

BHM: Health and the Black Community

Global Grounds International Coffee Hour

Co-Hosted with the Office of International Education

Thursday, February 25

4 – 5:30 p.m., UC Palo Duro Lounge


AAFSA Events Spring 2016

View the additional lineup of events hosted by the UTA African American Faculty & Staff Association this February. 


Students on the BHM planning committee have often received the strong support of the African American Faculty & Staff Association at UT Arlington. The Association have collaborated with us on hosting events, serving as mentors, and sharing their academic expertise as presenters and mentors.

African American Faculty and Staff Association