Below is a list of available resources for students, faculty, and staff related to Black History Month. If you have information or an event you would like featured on this page please email smasoud@burrell.edu with the relevant information.

NMSU BLACK PROGRAMS

  • Power Through Pedagogy Panel, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. This virtual panel will feature Black educators discussing their experiences as leaders in higher education.
  • Black History Documentary Series, 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 in the DACC East Mesa library, 2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd., room F.
  • Worthy Wisdom Elder’s Podcast, noon, Thursdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, and 24, featuring Black community leaders to recognize excellence and preserve history.
  • Dedication of the Clarence Fielder Wing, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11. Dedication of the NMSU History Department Area of Breland Hall as the Clarence H. Fielder Wing. Fielder (1928-2015) was an African-American educator and icon both at NMSU and within the Las Cruces community. He taught in the NMSU History Department for more than 30 years, taught African-American history, and helped create the Black Studies Program.
  • Black Health Matters Health Fair, noon, Thursday, Feb. 17. Join community partners to learn about resources and support.
  • African Drum/Dance Experience, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24. A live cultural drum and dance performance, education session, and participant engagement event.
  • 70s Disco Party, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. A skating event celebrating black ‘70s culture with fashion, music, and food, at the Spot Family Entertainment Center, 170 W. Picacho Ave. in Las Cruces.

           

For more information on these events and links to the Zoom events, email blackpro@nmsu.edu. Call NMSU Black Programs at 575-646-4208. Visit blackprograms.nmsu.edu.

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For more information on these events call (575) 646-2545. 

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  • Finding Pictures: African Americans in the Military, Feb. 8th, 10 a.m. MST. This orientation session will include a brief introduction to images in the collections that relate to the history of African American participation in the U.S. military from the Civil War through the Vietnam War, with a focus on photography.

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