Black History Month

2018 Black History Month Celebration:  Still Fighting

The Black History Month Committee is now accepting program proposals for the 2018 Black History Month Celebration.

Please download the 2018 Black History Month Proposal Form (also available as a PDF) or come into the James Farmer Multicultural Center on the 3rd floor of the University Center.

We invite members of the University of Mary Washington community to submit proposals for the annual Black History Month observance. Proposals are due by Friday, October 27, 2017.  Approved programs will be included on the Black History Month calendar as well as in print and electronic publications.

If you have any questions please email

Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Cherrell Brown
Wednesday, Feb. 7  |  7 p.m.  |  Digital Auditorium, Hurley Convergence Center

Black History Month Keynote speaker Cherrell Brown

Black History Month Keynote speaker Cherrell Brown

Cherrell Brown is community engagement director at African American Policy Forum and a social justice educator with the Sadie Nash Leadership Project. She’s served as a national organizer for Equal Justice USA, a nonprofit working toward death penalty repeal, and is involved with organizations seeking to end police violence. Brown also provides training in direct action and community organizing. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.