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Black Heritage Month 2024
In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson established the celebration of Negro History Week, during the second week of February. This celebration was eventually exanded to last the entire month and is what we know of today as Black History/Heritage Month.
Join us for a month long celebration consisting of various programs and events. Our theme for this year is African Americans and the Arts.
Next Event: Tracing Our Path Through Bronzeville. A film screening and discussion
Thursday, February 22nd
Exhibition Open 4 PM- 6 PM
Film Screening and Discussion: 6 PM-8 PM
Light Refreshments Will Be Served.
BCC Gallery, Addams Hall 207.
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Black Table Talk
Join our conversations!
We discuss thought provoking topics and film shorts related to today’s climate reflecting political, economic, and social justice events.
Wednesdays: 2/28, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Black Cultural Center Gallery, 207 AH – In-Person
2/28: Visualizing Black Culture
Join us as we explore the power of photography to interpret Black Lives
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What’s Going On?
What’s Going On? is an event that will be held the first Friday of each month with presentations and discussions on rotating mental health topics. Students will have the opportunity to share their experiences on a range of topics focusing on Black Mental Health and Wellness. This space is open to UIC Students only.
This month’s topic is : Empowering Black Women: Needs, Supports, and Resilience
Friday, March 1st, 2024 10:00-11:00AM
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BCC Open Mic Nights
This semester, the BCC is introducing a new student-collaboration program: BCC Open Mic Nights, hosted by UIC’s very own DJ John West!
BCC Open Mic Night:
Thursday, March 28th
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Student Center East, Cardinal Room
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Late Nights at the BCC
Join us in our new initiative: Late Nights at the BCC!
The BCC will be extending its hours from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM every other Thursday for Study Nights and Movie Nights!
In-Person: 209 Addams Hall
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Carver Roots of Justice
In Fall 2022, the Black Cultural Center launched the Carver Sustainability Project, a series of programs that examine the importance of environmental stewardship for local and global Black communities.
Join our monthly discussions and workshops focused on the meaning of environmental, economic and social sustainability and see how we, along with local activists, can promote environmental justice for our communities at UIC and throughout
the city of Chicago.