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Black History

History of Black History Month

This guide highlights a list of campus and local events being held online throughout the month of February hosted and sponsored by several University organizations and offices including Beauregard Center, Black Student Union, Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, Center for Humanities/COLA, Community, Equity and Diversity officeNH Listens/Carsey School of Public Policy, MUB Events and Programs, Museum of Art/College of Liberal Arts, Music Hall of Portsmouth, SHARPP.

On the library resources tab, UNH community members can access a small selection of books which feature black history and authors of color that will be available all year round. You can search for more through the Library Search Box

To learn more about Black History Month and how to stay engaged as an anti-racist throughout the year, here are some resources.

Center for Racial Justice in Education

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Teaching Tolerance: Why We Need Black History Month

UNH Today: Black History is American History

I AM 400 Art Banner

If you are on the Durham campus, come take a look at the I AM 400 art banner in Dimond Library, which features a collection of portraits of African Americans by artists Jerome W. Jones, Jr and his son Jeromyah Jones. Their art takes you on a 400 year journey highlighting both little-known and widely-celebrated pioneers from American history. Learn more about the Art of Jerome and Jeromyah Jones.

Campus and Local Events

image of three fists in various shades of brown

Foundations for Allyship, Accompliceship and Community Change

March 6 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (staff, faculty, administrators) - Zoom  (break from 12-2pm)

These day-long workshops will provide an opportunity for students, staff and faculty interested in learning more about how to be a better ally, friend, student, colleague, partner, etc., to reflect with others about possibilities in our lives for working towards change in ways that are thoughtful and caring.

Event sponsored by Beauregard Center and SHARPP