Black History Month banners in this guide by Melissa Rothman (2023)
To celebrate and honor the lives of Black Americans, we've chosen some works to spotlight. Click the book/video covers for a direct link to the catalog listing.
The HSC Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) and Lean Into Louisville are proud to present the 6th, annual African American History Film Series. Every Sunday during Black History Month at 1:30 p.m., the LFPL main branch will host a film presentation and panel discussion led by Karen Krigger, director of health equity, Office of HSC Diversity and Inclusion. These events are free and open to all. For a listing of the films and to register, visit www.lfpl.org/bhfilms. For more information, email Janisha Szabo.
The mission of the Black Faculty/Staff Association is “to promote unity, provide support and build community among Black faculty, staff, and students at the University of Louisville. In addition, through advocacy and collaborative efforts, BFSA exists to enhance communication and champion diversity, inclusion, opportunity and social justice—while challenging racism—within the University, with our Black alumni and broader Black community.”
The mission of the Black Student Union (BSU) is "to stimulate and promote the intellectual, political, social, and cultural health of the campus community as a whole, with a focus on the issues impacting African American students and other underrepresented groups. BSU in the "umbrella" organization of African American student & organizations. They provide a resource clearing house for the social, financial, cultural, and advocacy needs on campus."
The Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE) serves as the president’s policy advisor on issues of diversity at the University of Louisville.
Photographed by Melissa Rothman (2022)
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