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Black History Month 2021

Feb 1-28, 2021 Zoom Zoom Meeting Link

Celebrate Black History all month long by participating in various events hosted by Multicultural Student Engagement and the Black Student Union. For a full list of events and more event details, visit or


Wed, Feb 24, 5:00pm

Stream the Emmy-winning documentary This Free North at your convenience all month long at This brief film showcases Black history at the University of Minnesota and its connection to contemporary students. Join us for the panel discussion on February 24th to further explore the institution’s complex and ongoing history in an effort to cultivate a more all-inclusive and equitable future.

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Thu, Feb 25, 6:00pm

Join us in our annual Black History Month cultural showcase to celebrate Black talent within our community. Event details here.

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Wed, Feb 17, 6:00pm

Hear from local activists as they share their stories and learn about ways that you can get involved! Event details here.


Fri, Feb 19, 6:00pm

Test your Black history knowledge at virtual trivia! Prizes for first, second, and third place. Event details here.

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COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Keeping our campus safe continues to be a community effort, and we appreciate your willingness to contribute. Wear a mask when indoors, stay home when you’re sick, and wash your hands.

Continue to check for symptoms of COVID-19 before attending events. If you are experiencing symptoms or have recently been exposed do not enter, go home, and contact your doctor.

Learn more about the University of Minnesota’s COVID-19 response.