Diversity Spotlight: Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019: Black Migrations

The theme for Black History Month 2019 is Black Migrations. Special emphasis is placed on the timeframe beginning in the early 1900s until the modern era within the United States. In particular, social and cultural changes within Black communities are examined, as well as push and pull factors facilitating migrations within a larger geopolitical context. Click here to learn more about this year's Black History Month theme. 

 

School of Social Work Faculty Presents at Missouri History Museum

Dr. Stephanie Boddie will present her work "Unfinished Business: From the Great Migration to Black Lives Matter" at the Missouri History Museum to commemorate Black History Month. For more information about Dr. Boddie's presentation, as well as additional events, click here.

Dr. Boddie presents her musical documentary

 

The Great Migration and the Power of a Single Decision 

Check out Isabel Wilkerson's powerful Ted Talk, where she shares a moving testament to the lasting impact one decision had upon millions of individuals, families--even an entire nation. 

 

 

For more information about the Great Migration, click here. You may also find more information about the Great Migration at this location

 

Black History Month Events at Baylor University 

Baylor's Department of Multicultural Affairs has a host of events lined up during the entire month of February to both honor and celebrate Black History Month. Take a look at the schedule by clicking here