Black History Month Black History Month

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Black History Month is an annual observance in the United States. The event was first celebrated during a week in February in 1926. The celebration was expanded to a month in 1976, the nation's bicentennial. Carter G. Woodson selected February to encompass the birthdays of two great Americans who played a prominent role in shaping black history, namely Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, whose birthdays are the 12 and the 14, respectively.

Click on the 'African American Affairs' tab to open the drop down menu, and then click on the 'Black History Month' tab to open a drop down menu with all of the events. You may click on any individual event to learn more details about it.


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Tabling Tabling

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Event: Black History Month Tabling

 

Date: February 1st          

                              

Time: 11:30 – 1:00 PM

 

Location: CUB Lobby

 

Description: To Kick- off Black History Month the office of African-American Affairs will be handing out flyers, giveaways, and promoting the upcoming events for February. Meet the staff of African American and Multicultural Affairs.
 

Contact: African American Affairs, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu , (575) 562 -2437    


Durag and Bonnet Durag and Bonnet

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Event: Durags and Bonnets Fridays

 

Dates: February 4th ,11th ,18th ,25th

 

Time: All day

 

Location: All around Campus

 

Description: The idea generated from the want and desire to express self-care and self-love to Black men and women throughout the University. In the 90s and early 2000s, the durag became a fashion statement of Black pride, worn by rappers like 50 Cent and basketball players like Allen Iverson. And while the trendiness of the durag has worn off, it is now re-emerging as an act of self-love. In that vein of reclamation, various colleges are celebrating Durag Day, including the University of Texas at Austin, Morehouse College, Texas A&M, Florida A&M, and North Carolina A&T State University. ENMU Office of African American Affairs would like you to support this initiative.

 

Contact: African American Affairs, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu , (575) 562 2437    


Navigating black psychology Navigating black psychology

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Event: Navigating Black Psychology

 

Date: February 9th

 

Time: 2:00 PM

 

Location: Sandia Room

 

Description: Your Brain, Your Heart, and You: Navigating Black Psychology. A talk by Dr Speller, Assistant Professor of Psychology at ENMU, describing and distilling current research in Black Psychology and how we can find practical ways to use that information to our benefit in our lives.

 

Contact: African American Affairs, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu , (575) 562 2437


Black Women in Sports Black Women in Sports

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Event: Black Women in Sports 

Date: February 15th, 2022

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm

Location: Sandia Room (CUB)

Description:  This event will be about the history of African American women in sports and current achievements over the past few years. Tamia is on her third year here at Eastern, working for her degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology.  She is currently serving as the Student Body Vice President and also involved in the ENMU Track and Field team. As being involved in both she has also served on the Student Fees Board, Athletic Director Search Committee, SAAC, Athletic Review Committee, etc.  

Contact: African American Affairs, 575.562.2437 or enmu.africanamericanaffairs@enmu.edu

 
 

 

 


The Perception from Americans on Africa The Perception from Americans on Africa

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Event: The Perception of Americans on Africa

Date: February, 17th 2022.

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Sandia Room

Description: Many Americans think that Africa is poor and war-torned continent.  This presentation will consist of the studies, interviews and research done by Isaac Yeboah and Olayinka Sodunke and  will enlighten your perception on Africa.

Contact: African American Affairs, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu , (575) 562 2437    

 


Zee Wilkerson Zee Wilkerson

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Title: Zuzu Acrobats

Date: April 21st

Time: 7 PM

Location: Ballroom CUB (Upper Level of CUB)

Description: The Zuzu Acrobats are proud to bring the cultural traditions of Tanzania, East Africa, which include music, dance, and many different types of culturally authentic acrobatic routines.

Co-sponsored with Campus Life

Contact: African American Affairs, 575-562-2437, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu<mailto:ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu>

 

 

 


Zee Wilkerson & the Pride Zee Wilkerson & the Pride

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Title: Zee Wilkerson & the Pride 

Date: April 27th 2022

Time: 7 PM

Location: CUB Ballroom

Description: Join Multicultural Affairs for a performance with a mixture of soul, blues, and hip-hop, covering artists such as Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, and Lauryn Hill with some original music, as well. 

Contact: African American Affairs, ENMU.AfricanAmericanAffairs@enmu.edu , (575) 562 -2437    


Quick Links Quick Links

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African-American Affairs

Hispanic Affairs

International Affairs

Native American Affairs


Social Media Links Social Media Links

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Multicultural Affairs Facebook

Multicultural Affairs Youtube

African American Affairs Instagram

Hispanic Affairs Instagram

International Affairs Instagram

International Club Facebook

Native-American Affairs Instagram


Contact Information Contact Information

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African American Affairs Coordinator

Rukudzo Tambo

Email: enmu.africanamericanaffairs@enmu.edu

Phone: 575.562.2437

 

Office Assistant(s) 

Deja Thomas 

Glory Enemchukwu

Email: enmu.africanamericanaffairs@enmu.edu

Phone: 575.562.2437


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