Día de Los Muertos Celebration

UWM Union Concourse 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Celebrate Día de Los Muertos with live dance and music performances! Stop by to learn all about this tradition and see the ofrenditas displays made by students and campus partners.  For more information or to request accommodations contact Sociocultural Programming: sociocul@uwm.edu  

Courageous Conversations

Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 119) 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Courageous Conversations is a monthly event series featuring a range of different topics for students to engage in meaningful conversation, learn from each other and share their perspectives in a judgment-free zone!  For more information contact Kiara Rosado: sociocul@uwm.edu    Sponsored by Sociocultural Programming and... Read More

Courageous Conversations – Smashing Injustice

Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 119) 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Courageous Conversations is a monthly event series co-hosted by the Inclusive Excellence Center and Sociocultural Programming. The intention of this program is to offer a brave space to UWM students to talk about relevant topics in our society today. Each... Read More

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

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

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

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Oriental Theatre 2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Who We Are interweaves lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations to develop a timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America. Black Lens spotlights the incredible work of African American... Read More

Black History Month Closing Celebration

UWM Union Concourse 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Come celebrate Black History Month with live music and a performance by Ko-Thi Dance Company in the Concourse! Please come by and celebrate Black History Month with us!  For more information, or to request accommodations, please contact:  sociocul@uwm.edu.    Sponsored by the Black Student... Read More