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2020 Black History Month events continue

(Anita Thomas keynote). Second annual Legacy of Excellence dinner in UIndy Hall on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The program was sponsored by the Black Student Association and Campus Program Board. (Photo: D. Todd Moore, University of Indianapolis)

The University of Indianapolis celebrates Black History Month 2020 this February, including spirit week, a poetry slam, and a formal dinner. Organized by the Black Student Association, events throughout the month are designed to increase awareness of the  achievements of African-Americans and their pivotal role in United States history.

Schedule of events:

1. Spirit Week 2/3/20-2/7/20
Monday: Rep your class (freshmen wear red, sophomores black, juniors green, seniors yellow)
Tuesday: T-Shirt Tuesday (black history shirt)
Wednesday: Dress for Success (Business Professional/Business Casual dress)
Thursday: Throwback Thursday (90’s/80’s dress)
Friday: For the Culture (cultural dress day)

2. Poetry Slam 2/11/20 Uindy Hall A 8pm-10pm: a night for anyone to express themselves through any form of poetry.

3.Movie Monday 2/17/20 Uindy Hall A 8pm-10pm: showcase a movie in remembrance of black history.

4. Black History Trivia Night 2/19/20 Uindy Hall B/C 8pm-9:30pm: trivia night with black history questions.

5. Legacy of Excellence Dinner 2/26/20 Uindy Hall A 6pm-8:30pm: an elegant dinner to celebrate the entirety of black history month as well as the students and staff at the school who identify as African American or of African decent. Many RSO’s come like Project Regalia, SOL, and more.All are welcome!