Black History Month

The exterior of the Church of the Advocate
6 places on or near campus where Black history lives
Type: News Story
Experience Black history at these six places on or near Temple’s Main Campus.
February 1, 2023
A painting of Black civil rights leaders’ faces with a mixture of cool and warm colors intersecting on top and around each face.
Celebrate Black History this month with a variety of events
Type: News Story
Special performances, lectures, festivals, and more, top this list.
January 31, 2023
Image of Black history mural inside the Church of Advocate.
Things to do for Black History Month
Type: News Story
How to celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to society at Temple, in person and virtually.
January 27, 2022
the bell tower on Main Campus, lit with green lights for Black History Month
Black History Month events
Type: News Story
Temple is honoring Black History Month with a slew of events that recognize the important historical contributions and significant influence of Black achievement, identity and ideology on American society.
January 29, 2021
The entrance to the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Black History Month: Five must-see exhibits at the Blockson Collection
Type: News Story
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection is the perfect place to visit for Black History Month.
February 7, 2020
Temple University professor Timothy Welbeck in conversation with Wyclef Jean
What to read, watch and see for Black History Month
Type: News Story
Africology and African American Studies lecturer Timothy Welbeck shares his recommended reading and viewing list.
January 29, 2020
Rasheedah Phillips standing in front of a wall with a calendar and posters.
Making space for the future
Type: News Story
Using Afrofuturism as the theme, Rasheedah Phillips, CLA ’05, LAW ’08, challenges perceptions of blackness in the past, present and future.
February 27, 2017
Marvin DeBose looking out over a neighborhood in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Resident director shares his story in 'Philadelphia Inquirer'
Type: News Story
Marvin DeBose shared the story of a transformative trip to South Africa in the newspaper’s Black History Month series.
February 7, 2017
‘Uneven Fairways’
Type: News Story
During a talk at the Entertainment and Community Education Center on Feb. 9, Golf Digest Senior Writer Pete McDaniel chronicled the struggles, as well as the contributions, of African American golfers.
February 17, 2009