Black History Month with MSUB Craftivism

January 31, 2022

by katie jones backer

While February might be generally associated with hearts and valentines, more importantly, it also reminds us to ramp up our listening and learning about Black history (both the literal history and that which is in the making right now). 

Assistant History professor and Co-Director of Women’s and Gender Studies Center (WGSC), Dr. Rachael De La Cruz, explains, “While the study of Black history should neither start nor stop in February, Black History Month is an opportunity to highlight the many historical and contemporary contributions of African Americans to intellectual, scientific, political, economic, and cultural life in the United States in the long context of adversity and injustice.”

If you’d like to get involved, join the WGSC “Black History Month Craftivism” event on Tuesday, February 1st from 9am-3pm in the WGSC (LA 201). Rachael shared, “We invite campus and community members to join us in honoring Black History Month by contributing to a collaborative display. All are welcome!”

To learn more about Black History Month, visit: Black History Month 2022: Facts, Origins & More | HISTORY - HISTORY


For more information regarding MSUB’s Women’s and Gender Studies Center, visit: Women's & Gender Studies Center - MSU Billings | MSU Billings

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