With 2022’s Black History Month behind us, we can look back and see that Jacksonville University did its part in uplifting Black voices due in no small part to the Black History Month Concert and Art Gallery and their organizer, …Read More »
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Ever since February 1969, the United States has celebrated Black History Month to commemorate the triumphs and hardships of Black Americans throughout time. It is a time of reflection, learning and honoring individuals—and events—that often get left out of discussions …Read More »
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Dr. Michelle Mitchell will speak Feb. 22 as part of Jacksonville University’s Black History Month’s “Diversity & Discussion” speaker series.
Her speech titled “Losing it! Mental Health and Pandemic Related Stress Among the …Read More »
Several Black professionals at the top of their fields will speak with Jacksonville University students Feb. 2 as part of the University’s Black History Month celebration. Students will have the chance to listen to a panel discussion and ask their …Read More »
This year’s Black History Month celebration at Jacksonville University focuses on celebrating Black culture, encouraging wellness and self-care and connecting with others on campus.
Join the Student Inclusion Center as it hosts a series of nine events throughout the month …Read More »
As part of its 2021 Black History Month programming, Jacksonville University successfully launched “Diversity and Discussion.” This conversational series is devoted to exploring issues of contemporary significance to the Black community. Each presentation was hosted by a moderator with expertise …Read More »
It was 1969 – the final year of a decade marked by tragedy and riddled with change. Nixon was president, the country was embroiled in Vietnam, Woodstock invaded Max Yasgur’s dairy farm, and civil rights set the stage for what …Read More »
While Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, it is also a time to recognize the fortitude and perseverance this community has displayed in the face of adversity. Jim Crow laws, segregation and enslavement are just a few of …Read More »
In order to know where we’re going, we first have to understand where we’ve been, and Jacksonville’s rich African American history can help us do just that. The following sites provide a look back at the tragedies, racial injustice and …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
He dared to be the first. Not just once, but again and again. In 1931, he watched the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra perform his work and five years later, he made history conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
The …Read More »