African American Film Series: Respect

Union Cinema

Respect tells the story of the first two decades of Aretha Franklin's life, from a young child singing in her father's church choir to her international superstardom. This remarkable true story follows the music icon's journey to find her voice and... Read More

Out of Mind

Bolton 176 - Black Cultural Center

Out of Mind is an event focusing on creative writing to relieve stress, with the chance to express through different forms of lyrical poetry. Students can collectively enjoy the activity in a relaxing atmosphere with music and aromatherapy.   For more... Read More

When Claude Got Shot

Union Cinema

4 & 5 Feb | Film Screening 6pm & 5pm | Union Cinema When Claude Got Shot follows three strangers - brought together by gun violence - to humanize, explore, and disrupt the narrative about so-called "Black-on-Black" crime in America. Part... Read More

Bush Mama

Union Cinema

4 & 5 Feb | Film Screening 9pm & 7pm | Union Cinema Bush Mama is an unrelenting and powerfully moving look at the realities of inner-city poverty and systemic disenfranchisement of African Americans. The film follows Dorothy as she undergoes... Read More

Recurring

Lead the Change! Social Justice Leadership Development Workshop Series 

Various Mondays | Workshop Series   4:00pm-5:30pm | Location given after registration    This six-week program gives students of all identities the opportunity to develop skills related to being an agent of change. Participants must attend at least 4 of 6 workshops. “Allies, Advocates, and Activists” and “Intent versus Impact” are mandatory.... Read More

Black Panthers Study Abroad

Bolton 176 - Black Cultural Center

Study abroad is for everyone. Yep, you too. Attend this casual meet ‘n greet and connect with Black study abroad alums to hear about their experience of being Black and abroad. Learn about program options as well as scholarships and other financing opportunities.... Read More

Social Good Morning and Well Entrepreneur Present: Exploring Equity in Wellbeing

Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Atrium N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Join for a conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion in wellbeing startups, businesses, and organizations. Explore these topics from the experiences of three innovators. Be inspired by leaders who are creating new paths of equitable wellbeing in their work and... Read More

Sisters Like Me

Union Fireside Lounge

This event is for Black women-identified students to come together as a community to discuss "Reflections Inside and Out". Black women leaders, on and off campus, will be facilitating the conversation while also sharing their experiences.  For more information, or... Read More

Stars, Stories, and Rhythms of Africa

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium 1900 E Kenwood Blvd #139, Milwaukee, WI

Celebrate Black History Month under the stars! Join us for a night of live music, dancing, storytelling, and stargazing in different African cities. This free event is cosponsored by the Black Student Cultural Center and Sociocultural Programming at UWM. The program will include... Read More