Black History Month

Tag aggregates stories for Black and African Heritage Month at George Mason University

  • February 20, 2024

    On Feb. 22, Fall for the Book hosts 2024 Mini Fest with seven authors and five events that span the genre gambit on Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

  • February 16, 2024

    Rev. Jeffery Johnson, pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfax, Virginia, and Dr. Vernon Walton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Vienna, Virginia, guide us through some of the history and aspirations of the Black community through the lens of Black and African American History Month and their perspectives as long-time leaders of their parishes, both of which were founded by former slaves.

  • February 8, 2024

    Mason's Alan Cheuse International Writers Center, in collaboration with a dozen community partners, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of author James Baldwin with a 13-month series of public events and community readings.

  • January 1, 2024

    Join us on Feb 17 for an extraordinary evening of visionary works using various dance and music styles that uncover the relationships between identity, history, and geography.