UA to host several events in honor of Black History Month

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February is Black History Month, and the University of Arkansas is planning a host of events to help commemorate the occasion.

Events kicked off on Feb. 1, and will run throughout the month. This week, a Crossing the Bridge Film Screening is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Mullins Library. Also on Tuesday, a new art show titled Black Excellence will debut in the Anne Kittrell Gallery, located in the Arkansas Union. Also this week is a panel discussion on Black Women’s Health set for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 in Willard J. Walker Hall.

On Feb. 15, Dallas Black Dance Theater will perform at 6 p.m. in the Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

There is also a Vision Board Party on Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Arkansas Union, and a Black Excellence Career Expo is set for 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 in Verizon Ballroom.

A full list of events is listed in the graphic below.

Black History Month was established in 1926 in recognition of the contributions and role African Americans played in United States history.

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