Spring 2021

FEBRUARY

Feb

10

Honoring Black Brilliance in Music

Date: February 10

Time: 11am

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Come share your favorite song! Join us as we celebrate the impact Black artists have had on the world! We'll be listening tunes from acclaimed Black artists like Billie Holiday, Bob Marley, Kendrick Lamar, Aaliyah, Sam Cooke, and more...

Feb

10

Student of Color Forum

Date: February 10

Time: 6:30 pm - 8pm

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Join us as we discuss topics and issues related to identity and lived experiences.

Feb

17

Prison Reform Book Club

Date: February 17

Time: 11am

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Please Join us as we discuss excerpts from four of the books, Anthony Ray Hinton used in his book club for inmates on death row:

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  • Go Tell it on the Mountain - James Baldwin 
Mr. Hinton was the 2021 Keynote Speaker for the UVU Martin Luther King Commemoration event, and wrote the book, "The Sun Does Shine," which has been implemented in our Freshman Reading Program for the 2020-2021 year. Please visit our MLK archive to view his virtual address. 

Feb

18

Utah Legislative Session Update

Date: February 18

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Virtual Link

Description:
Join us as community organizers and civilian lobbyists share the bills, resolutions, and amendments that will impact BIPOC Utahns. 

Zoom Meeting ID: 952 3819 6532

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Feb

24

Black History Month - Keynote Speaker: Akwasi Frimpong

Date: February 24

Time: 4:30 pm - 6pm

Location: Zoom Link

Description:

Join us for a phenomenal keynote address from UVU Alumni and Olympic athlete, Akwasi Frimpong.

Please let us know if you plan to attend by registering here:


bhm keynote

Feb

24

Student of Color Forum

Date: February 24

Time: 6:30 pm - 8pm

Location: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Join us as we discuss topics and issues related to identity and lived experiences.

**The previous link wasn't working, so we just updated it!

 

 

THE HISTORY OF ANTI-ASIAN AMERICAN HATE AND WHITE SUPREMACY

Date: March 25, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm 

Location: Microsoft Teams (http://bit.ly/3shjBOq)

Description:
Join us at the virtual event for people in the Asian community to process and heal.

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