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Black History Month: Black Excellence Pop-Up Video Series

Pop-up video series running February 4-February 27

Throughout February, featured films that celebrate Black history and Black people will be shown at Marsh Dining Hall and Starbucks Cafe (in Viking Hall) for all to view. Explore the full lineup of 2020 Black History Month events at Salem State.


“Harlem Renaissance” (1994)

Tuesday, February 4 

Starbucks Cafe | 12 pm-1 pm


“Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” (2016)

Wednesday, February 5 

Marsh Dining Hall | 5-7 pm


“Muhammad Ali: In His Own Words” (2015)

Monday, February 10

Marsh Dining Hall | 5-6 pm


“Jackie Robinson” (2016)

Wednesday, February 12

Marsh Dining Hall | 4 pm-8 pm


“The Black Panthers Vanguard of the Revolution" (2016)

Tuesday, February 18

Starbucks Cafe | 11 am-12 pm


“Jean-Michel Basquiat: Rage to Riches” (2018)

Wednesday, February 19

Marsh Dining Hall | 5-6:30 pm


“Marcus Garvey: A Giant of Black Politics” (2008)

Thursday, February 20

Marsh Dining Hall | 12-1 pm


“I am not your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America” (2016)

Monday, February 24

Author James Baldwin recounts his experiences with three slain civil rights leaders, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Starbucks Cafe | 11 am-12 pm


“The Songs are free: Bernice Johnson Reagon and African-American music” (2007)

Tuesday, February 25

Marsh Dining Hall | 5-6 pm


“Black is the Color” 

Thursday, February 27

Starbucks Cafe | 12 pm-1 pm


This event is coordinated by Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Black History Month Collaborative, which includes representatives of the Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Center for Creative and Performing Arts, Sociology Department, Enrollment Management, First Year Experience, Inclusive Excellence, Institutional Advancement, LEAD (Leadership, Engagement, Advocacy and Diversity), Multicultural Student Association, Salem’s No Place for Hate Committee, School of Social Work, and Urban Arts Theatre.

Black History Month Collaborative
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