Keilah Davis | Managing Editor

This February, NC State will celebrate Black History Month with the theme “Reclaiming Our Time: Solidifying Our Existence in the Wake of Resistance.” According to the calendar, signature programs will be titled “Reclaiming Our ______,” with a word that “directly connects to how we will take ownership of our experiences and counter-storytelling throughout the month.”


Thursday, February 1

Reclaiming Our Space: Kickoff Event

Talley Lobby 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Multicultural Student Affairs and student organizations will host the kickoff to Black History Month with music and information on this month’s events.


Friday, February 16

Reclaiming Our Bodies: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Talley 5210 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Hosted by the Women’s Center, this event will highlight the realities of Black Womyn.


Friday, February 16

Politics of Black Hair Exhibit

Women’s Center (Talley Student Union) 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

A preview and opening reception will be held in the Women’s Center. The exhibit will be featured in the African American Cultural Center throughout February.


Thursday, February 22

Exploring the Intersections of Black Queer Identity

Talley 4101 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The GLBT Center is hosting a panel discussion to explore topics of identity, systemic oppression and activism.


Saturday, February 24

Blacks in Wax Museum

Witherspoon Student Center 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This annual live museum will cover all 3 floors of Witherspoon.


For a full calendar of events, visit