Black History Month

Dr. Amoaba Gooden, chairperson of the Department of Pan-African Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, will speak at the Black Leadership, Partisan Politics & Social Activism Symposium being held at York University in Toronto, Canada on February 8 and 9, 2019. The symposium will bring together community leaders,...

Communication Studies majors are playing vital roles in this year’s Black History Month celebration at Kent State University. Roslynn Porch, Dairia Harvin, Mary Rogers, Dwain Ross and Olivia Thompson are executive board members of Black United Students (BUS). Founded in 1968, BUS is one of the oldest student organizations on campus. Porch, BUS...

To commemorate Black History Month in February, Black United Students in partnership with the Department of Pan-African Studies is planning a series of programs and activities. Black History Month seeks to educate the Kent State community about African-American heritage, promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures, and enhance...