Black History Month 2024

1 - 29
12:00am - 11:59pm
BHM Kickoff Flyer
Event Host

Event Contact

Gary Santos Mendoza

In February, we celebrate Black History Month to honor the significant contributions, achievements, and resilience of black individuals who have shaped our society throughout history and continue to do so today.

Celebrate the rich culture and history of the Black Diaspora through various student-led social and educational programs.

CPRA Opening Panel

Center for Politics and Race at RU-N

February 1, 2024

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | RBG Hall

Join expert panelists as they explore the critical gap in our understanding of the link between race and politics in the U.S.

Black History Month Kick-off

Intercultural Resource Center

February 5, 2024

11:30 AM - 12:50 PM | PRCC Student Street

Celebrate the kickoff to BHM & gain awareness about our variety of Student Organizations.

Black Business Showcase

Organization of African Students

February 7, 2024

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM  | Smith Hall 240

Show your support for small Black business owners in the greater Newark area.

OAS Game Night

Organization of African Students

February 8, 2024

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | PRCC Monmouth Room

Connect with other students, and get ready to level up with our interactive game night.

Black Veteran Fireside Chat

Office of Veterans Affairs

February 12, 2024

11:30AM - 1:00 PM | 48 New St, Rm 214

OVA, along with the IRC, will host a fireside chat with military-connected students past and present, focusing on their black identity. 

Mini Art Museum


February 14, 2024

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM | PRCC Dance Theater

Dive into an exploration of different art works by Black artists at RU-N.

HASAR Game Night

Haitian Association of Students at RU-N

February 15, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Hill Hall 105

Mingle and compete in a friendly competition amongst RU-N students.



February 17, 2024

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM | PRCC Essex

Join us for an exciting full day program - The Power of Black Voices: Afro-Latin Identities in the Americas.

Black Photographer Panel

RU-N 4 the Arts

February 21, 2024

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | PRCC Essex

Meet Black photographers from around the state/Newark as they discuss their unique experiences and the importance of black photography.

Diaspora Fest

Dominican Talks

February 22, 2024

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM | PRCC Essex

Attend our All-Black Networking Event where panelists discuss their experiences within a variety of industries.

55th Anniv. of the Liberation of Conklin Hall

Black Organization of Students

February 24, 2024

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | PRCC Essex

Learn about the cultural milestone of the Conklin Hall Takeover as current and past leadership reflect on the 55th  anniversary.

Back in Black Panel

The Black Professionals Network

February 26, 2024

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | PRCC Essex 

Explore the historical influences on Black family structures, and engage with our expert panelists during the mixer event.

NABA Second Annual Indoor Cookout

National Association of Black Accountants

February 28, 2024

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM | RBS 342

Join NABA in their second annual cookout in the community at RBS!