Diversity & Inclusion Events | February 2022

“Juneteenth: The Galveston Story” Screening and Panel Discussion with Producers

Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CST | Via Zoom

Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas. Hear the stories as told by some of the family members of the people who were there in 1865, along with others. Learn what part they played in the shaping of Galveston and Texas history.

This panel discussion will be led by producers Sam Collins ’93 of Wild Lion Production and Sam Addington ’20 of Sam Addington Media Productions. View the documentary trailer to learn more about the film.

Registration closes Saturday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m.

Diversity & Inclusion Reflection | February 2022

READ:

Black History Month | Here’s the story behind Black History Month—and why it’s celebrated in February.

WATCH:

Chinese New Year | The 15-day long Chinese New Year celebration originated from an ancient Chinese legend of the monster Nian.

LISTEN:

Ida B. Wells: No More Lynching | Ida B. Wells Barnett, a fierce, anti-lynching crusader, has a place as one of history’s most uncompromising leaders and greatest defenders of democracy.