All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, February 21

Mardi Gras

Carnival

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Mardi Gras, is a celebration that takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday. Grand parades and celebrations are common, with the largest in New Orleans.

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“In Search of Reconciliation on America’s Stolen Lands”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
It is a truism that we live in a deeply polarized time and that white supremacy is gaining strength worldwide. Margaret Jacobs’ presentation explores a quiet but powerful counter current that flows just beneath the jagged surface of our divisive …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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.

Black Greek 101

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Black Greek 101 is a seminar to learn more about the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) or commonly referred to as Divine Nine (D9) organization. In this seminar, you will learn about all nine organizations but also the current chapter that are on …
This event originated in Fraternity and Sorority Life.