Black History Month 2021 at Ivy Tech Community College

February is Black History Month and the Diversity, Equity, and Belonging department at Ivy Tech Community College has put together a months worth of events to celebrate, honor, and explore Black History. Check out these upcoming events!

February 1 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. “When We Write: A Survey of Black American Writing” with Octavia Thorns Jackson. To RSVP, contact Ren’A Wagner at (765) 289-2291 extension X1742 or (765) 609-0739 or by email at rwagner@ivytech.edu

February 2 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Game Day Callout. Connect via Zoom at
https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUGameDay

February 3 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Black Money Matters. Join Ivy Tech Central Indiana and experts in finance in learning tips and tricks for financial wellness. Connect via Zoom at
https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021

February 4 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Just Mercy Movie watch and discussion.
Watch before at https://link.ivytech.edu/JustMercy Join the discussion at https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUJustMercy

February 8 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. “Out From The Gloomy Past: A Survey of African America’s Greatest Generation” with Akilah Nosakhere. To RSVP, contact Ren’A Wagner at (765) 289-2291 extension X1742 or (765) 609-0739 or by email at rwagner@ivytech.edu

February 9 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Hip Hop Bingo
https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUHipHop

February 10 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Black Money Matters. Join Ivy Tech Central Indiana and experts in finance in learning tips and tricks for financial wellness. Connect via Zoom at
https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021

February 10 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – INHP Homeowner Presentation. Join Ivy Tech Central Indiana and experts with INHP on how INHP can support your quest towards homeownership. Connect via zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021

February 15 – 5: 30 pm. to 7:00 p.m. “The Effects of HBCU’s: Past and Present” with Rhonda Ward. To RSVP, contact Ren’A Wagner at (765) 289-2291 extension X1742 or (765) 609-0739 or by email at rwagner@ivytech.edu

February 16 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Dear White People Movie Screening. Watch the movie at
https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUDearWhitePeople

February 16 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Social Justice in “The Black Family” with Anthony Conley, Bernard Caillouet, Gigi Brown, and Arlonda Johnson. Join the panel to discuss the latest social injustices that impact black families, especially those with children. Learn how our panelists face issues and teach their family about police violence and racism. Connect via Zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021

February 17– 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Black History 2021: Dialogue Room – The African American Community: Distrust of the health care system and hesitancy for the COVID-19 vaccine. Join us for a candid conversation and dialogue addressing a historical look at the “why” to black distrust for U.S. Health Care systems. In additions, the pros and cons of the COVID-19 vaccines. Connect via Zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021

February 18 – from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – #BlackTwitterConversations: Colorism. Connect via Zoom at
https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUBlackTwitter1

February 22 – 5: 30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. “Black History is Alive, Relevant and now” with Erica Roberson. To RSVP, contact Ren’A Wagner @ (765) 289-2291 extension X1742 or (765)609-0739 or rwagner@ivytech.edu

February 23 – 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Jaylene Clarke Owens. Connect via Zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUPoetry

February 25 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – #BlackTwitterConversations: Privilege Vs. Oppression. Connect via Zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUHipHop

February 25 – 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – “Communities Can Heal: Black Lives and Restorative Justice for Social Transformation” with Dr. Fania Davis, Director of Restorative Justice of Oakland Youth. connect via Zoom at https://link.ivytech.edu/ZOOMBLKHISTORY2021


For more info about Black Students United, visit https://link.ivytech.edu/BSUIndy

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