All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, February 3

Filmmaker Artes Johnson discusses Nebraska’s DeWitty African-American Homesteaders

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Dinsdale Family Learning Commons
Bring your lunch and learn about the incredible history and story of Nebraska’s African-American settlement, DeWitty, from one of its descendants, Artes Johnson, filmmaker and founder of Descendants of DeWitty. Located in Nebraska’s Sandhills …
This event originated in Libraries.

Immigrant Legal Center - Information Session

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
Join us on Friday, February 3 from 3 - 4pm, for the opportunity to hear from Jodi Garrelts and Karla Avila-Juarez at the Immigrant Legal Center and ask them any questions you have about what they do.
This event originated in Law.

Descendants of DeWitty: The Audacious Nebraska Saga

HOSTED BY STUDENT LEADERSHIP, INVOLVEMENT, & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Celebrate Black history in Nebraska with a documentary film screening and photography exhibit, featuring the works of Artes Johnson.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Black History Month

African American History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
African American people’s achievements are celebrated and their roles in American history are praised and recognized.