Rutgers-Newark Celebrates Black History Month

On-Campus Events

History of Slavery in New Jersey and Its Impact

Thursday, February 6, 2020
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Paul Robeson Campus Center



The Funk U Cafe Collective Artist Meet Up

Friday, February 7, 2020
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Express Newark Lecture Hall





African American and African Studies Week


The 40th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
9:30am - 3:30pm

Paul Robeson Campus Center





Women of Color in the Suffrage Movement

Thursday, February 27, 2020
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Paul Robeson Campus Center
Bergen Room - Second Floor



Black History Month Event Schedule (click to download PDF)


Off-Campus Events


Arts of Global Africa

Feb. 1 -  Feb. 29, 2020
The Newark Museum of Art






The Black Athlete in America 2020 Black History Celebration





Mzizi Eats Black History Month Game Night

Saturday, February 1, 2020
7:00pm to 10:00pm

42 Broadway
Newark, NJ





 An Afternoon of Black Music & Art

Saturday, February 8, 2020
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Archdiocesan Center
171 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ 





Second Sundays: Black History X Black Future

Sunday, February 9, 2020
11:00am to 3:00pm
The Newark Museum of Art