The theme for this year's Black FLEX conference is Global Cooperation.
Black History Month
The Museums are celebrating Black History Month with an exhibition of works by artist Sharon Norwood, who questions historical constructed identity and explores the intersection of race and beauty.
Prominent teacher, philosopher and public intellectual Dr. Cornel West will deliver the second Annual Leslie Devan Smith, Jr. Lecture at W&L Law as the keynote speaker in the Black History Week event series organized by the Black Law Students Association.
W&L presents a monthlong schedule of events celebrating Black History Month.
The Student Association for Black Unity will hold the online event, which is free and open to the public to watch online.
In Case You Missed It
A student-led annual celebration of black literary culture opened the Student Association for Black Unity’s programming for Black History Month at Washington and Lee University.
The university's Office of Diversity and Inclusion presents a month-long schedule of events, including film screenings, lectures and discussions.
In February and early March, performances, panel discussions, film screenings and lectures put the focus on black history and the black experience at Washington and Lee.
Alvin Carl Hollingsworth was a leading African-American artist whose works can be seen in W&L's Leyburn Library.
Professors Marc Conner and Lucas Morel will present the John Chavis Lecture in African-American Studies, titled "The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the 21st Century."