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Alumni & Friends Virtual Book Club: Black History Month

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Join members of the Clark Black Alumni Association (CBAA) at a Virtual Book Club on Thursday, February 8, as we celebrate Black History Month! Clark's University Librarian, Laura Robinson, will lead us through a discussion about the book “Kindred” by Octavia Butler.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ — Part 2 of a Black History Month Double Feature

Clark University, Jefferson Academic Center, Room 320

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” explores the real-world concept of Afro-Futurism: a cultural aesthetic that combines science-fiction, history, and fantasy to examine the African-American experience and connect those from the Black diaspora with their forgotten African ancestry.

Sponsored by: Office of Identity, Student Engagement, and Access

‘Black Panther’ — Part 1 of a Black History Month Double Feature

Jefferson 320

“Black Panther” highlights Afrofuturism, a cultural aesthetic that combines science-fiction, history, and fantasy to explore the African American experience and connect those from the Black diaspora with their forgotten African ancestry.

Sponsored by: Office of Identity, Student Engagement, and Access

Soul Food Brunch (Black Alumni Homecoming Weekend)

The Grind, Higgins University Center 950 Main Street, Worcester, United States

Black Alumni Homecoming Weekend concludes with a special brunch featuring traditional soul food favorites, live music, and the chance to mix and mingle with students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

BlackExcellence Ball (Black Alumni Homecoming Weekend)

The Black Student Union, with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Caribbean African Student Association, is sponsoring their first Black History Month Ball — BlackExcellence. Formal attire requested.

Sponsored by: Clark University Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Black Pop-Up Market

Higgins Atrium, Dana Commons, 2nd Floor

Support local Black businesses, entrepreneurs, and creatives, who will be on campus to sell food, artwork, photography, jewelry, and other handicrafts.