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Throughout the month of February, UC is celebrating Black history month — an official recognition of the incredible and lasting impact and achievements of the Black community. Follow UC’s social accounts (Facebook: University of California, Twitter: @uofcalifornia, Instagram: @uofcalifornia) to hear the voices of Black staff, faculty, students and alumni from across the university sharing their visions for the future, which inspire their work today.

Please join us for these virtual events from throughout UC that are open to students, faculty and staff from all campuses.

All events are listed with Pacific Time. Select the event title for more information or to register. 

The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized: Cultural Revolution in the Black Power Era
Feb. 10, 12-1:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The N-Word: Race, Language and the University Classroom
Feb. 10, 12:10 p.m.
Presented by UCLA Law

Razing Africville: The Legacy of Environmental Racism
Feb. 10, 1-2:15 p.m.
Presented by the UC Merced Black Alliance 

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Berkeley BSFO & Contra Costa College Presents

Alyscia Cunningham: I Am More Than My Hair
Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Davis Manetti Shrem Museum 

BSFO Film Series presents “Soul”
Feb. 10, 5-6:50 p.m.
Presented by the UC Office of the President Black Staff and Faculty Organization 

Changing Climate: The Role of Environmental Justice with Rhiana Gunn-Wright
Feb. 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation 

Cup of Culture: See You Yesterday
Feb. 10, 6 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center 

Resilient Love Series Presents – Black Trans Lives Matter with CeCe McDonald and Elle Hearns
Feb. 11, 6 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center 

Exploring and Empowering Our Community: Black Men in White Coats Film Screening and Panel
Feb. 11, 6-8:30 p.m.
Presented by the UCSF Multicultural Resource Center 

Earl W. Edwards: In My Own Words — My Story as a Black Man in America
Feb. 12, 11 a.m.
Presented by UC San Diego Intercollegiate Athletics 

COVID-19 We Need to Talk Series: “R U Taking the Vaccine?”
Feb. 12, 2:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Office of the President Black Staff and Faculty Organization with the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations 

37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation with Mariame Kaba in conversation with Gina Dent
Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Presented by UC Santa Cruz 

Reaping What We Sow: A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner, Alice Walker
Feb. 15, 12-1:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of African American Studies 

Fireside chat with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Feb. 16, 4-6 p.m.
Presented by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Office of Equity and Diversity Inclusion

Design for the Living: Food, Farming and Cultural Ecology
Feb. 17, 12 – 1:15 p.m.
Presented by the UC Merced Black Alliance 

Dante King Lecture Series: Anti‐Blackness and Its Link to Racism, Power and Privilege
Feb. 17, 12‐ 1:30 p.m.
Presented by the UCSF Multicultural Resource Center 

Black History Month Fireside Chat with Jamin Gallman (Head of Diversity and Inclusion, SpaceX)
Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m.
Presented by the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 

Defund the Police Panel: Reimagining Public Safety
Feb. 17, 2-3 p.m.
Presented by the UC Office of the President Black Staff and Faculty Organization 

Black & Undocumented: Understanding the Intersectionality
Feb. 17, 3-4 p.m.
Presented by the UC Riverside African Student Programs 

Love & Justice with Dr. Durryle Brooks
Feb. 17, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Riverside African Student Programs 

After Charlie Parker: A Conversation
Feb. 18, 4 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Townsend Center for the Humanities 

Diversity Lecture Series Presents – Black Lives, Indigenous Lives: from Mattering to Thriving with Andrew Jolivette
Feb. 18, 6 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center

The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity and Resistance
Feb. 19, 12-1 p.m.
Getty museum in partnership with UC Irvine 

Holistic Healing: Finding Harmony Between the Mind, Body, and Spirit
Feb. 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Presented by the UC Davis Health African-American Faculty and Staff Association 

Among Quilters: Carolyn Mazloomi and Ora Clay on Rosie Lee Tompkins
Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 

30th Anniversary Event: Honoring Our Roots, Uplifting Black Voices
Feb. 20, 6-8 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Cruz African American Theatre Arts Troupe

WRRC Black Femme Magic Week Keynote With Gabrielle Felder
Feb. 22, 4 p.m.
Presented by the UC Davis Women’s Resources & Research Center 

Choc’late Soldiers from the USA
Feb. 23, 4:40 p.m.
Presented by UC Berkeley BSFO & Contra Costa College Presents

The Movement for Black Lives, Fighting for Black Futures
Feb. 23, 6 p.m., at this Zoom link
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center 

Black Indigeneity and Dispossession: The Meaning of Land, Sovereignty and Freedom 
Feb. 24, 5-6:15 p.m.
Presented by the UC Merced Black Alliance 

Mental Health in the Black Community: Experiences, Perspectives, and Healing
Feb. 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Davis Health African-American Faculty and Staff Association 

Black Lives, Botany and the Path to Decolonization
Feb. 25, 10-11 a.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Living Democracy Talk: Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration
Feb. 25, 4-5 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center 

How “Diversity” Underdeveloped Higher Education
Feb. 26, 12-1:30 p.m.
Presented by the UC Santa Barbara Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

Black Life: Dax Pierson
Feb. 26, 6 p.m.
Presented by the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

To Boldly Go: Being Black in Higher Education with UC Provost Dr. Michael Brown
March 4, 2-3 p.m.
Hosted by the UC Riverside Black Faculty and Staff Association

Have another Black History Month event to add to the list? Send the details to our editors at ucnetwork@universityofcalifornia.edu.

 

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