Black History Month Events on Campus

UW–Madison is celebrating Black History Month in February with movie and TV show screenings, an open mic night and more for students, faculty and staff. The theme this year is “Melanin in Media: The People, The Culture, The Blackprint.” The keynote will feature a conversation with Ruth E. Carter, the Academy Award winner for “Best Costume Design” for the movie Black Panther, on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Varsity Hall, Union South. Black History Month at UW–Madison is planned and hosted by the 2022 Black History Month Planning Committee, the Black Cultural Center, and partners across campus. For a complete list of events, visit

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