Winter 2022 Initiatives


Black History Month 2022


List of Events

  • Events Hosted by the Student Equity and Engagement Center
    • Bulletin Boards
      • Black History Month: Connecting the Past to Support Today
        • Month long
    • Instagram Campaign 
      • Follow @nmuseec
      • Highlighting prominent Black figures and quotes
        • Month long
    • FIND Resource Center Book Highlights
      • Highlighting Black authors and Black stories
        • Month long rotating selection of books to check out
    • Movie Highlights
      • Showing a selection of black focused movies in the FIND Resource Center 
        • Month long
    • Jim Crow Museum virtual tour
      • In partnership with Bay De Noc Community College
        • Date TBD
    • Black History Month Trivia Night
      • Virtual event
        • 5pm-6pm
  • BSU Events
    • Picturing the World With Mel D. Cole an American photojournalist known for his intimate black and white photography
      • Thursday Feb. 24th in Jamrich 1100
      • Free for students $2 general public


Reese Carter

The Seventh Fire Decolonizing Experience Exhibit

Thank you to all who joined us on October 9, in ther Gries Hall gallery. The multimedia exhibit experience is funded in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It will be on display through April 9. 




"This year's book selection is a brand-new nonfiction graphic novel that tells the story of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII, through the lives of three historical figures who experienced it firsthand--and resisted it. The topic is timely, given the upcoming 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 (which authorized the camps), the current rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, and ongoing debates about immigration, citizenship, and policies of detention and family separation. Frank Abe and Tamiko Nimura's book is applicable to a lot of different courses and accessible to a wide range of readers."


DCRP committee chair | NMU English Professor