Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Black History Month Celebration!

Please join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion as we celebrate Black History Month! 

Below you will find the various programs and events that run throughout the month or click here for a PDF copy.  These events are sponsored by or in partnership with various offices of the University of Pittsburgh. 

If your organization is hosting a Black History Month related event and want it to appear on this webpage please submit requests to our office at  


K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program: "African American in Times of War"
Hosted: by Chancellor Gallagher

When: Monday, February 12

Where: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Time: 4:00 pm


A Screening of the Documentary Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airman

When: Tuesday, February 13

Where: Hillman Library - First Floor, Thornburgh Room

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm


Strategies to Increase the Diversity and Inclusion of Black Students and Faculty in Engineering and Science 

When: Tuesday, February 20

Where: 102 Benedum Hall

Time: Noon - 1:30 pm


The Best of Times: Black Pittsburgh During WWII 

When: Wednesday, February 21

Where: Hillman Library,  Thornburgh Room

Time: Noon - 1:30 pm


Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids Present: "Performance Music: Theater for the 21st Century" 

When: Thursday, February 22

Where: Charity Randall Theatre

Time: 7:00 pm

Diversity Book Club Discussion: "The Harlem Hellfighters"

When: Tuesday, February 27

Where: William Pitt Union - Dining Room B

Time: Noon - 1:00 pm


The Formation of the Black Action Society at Pitt: "Total Justice and True Black Freedom"

When: Wednesday, February 28

Where: Hillman Library - Thornburgh Room

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm