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Student Equity Black History Month 2021

Join Student Equity in celebrating Black History Month this year! Even virtually, we can celebrate Black History and continue its legacy today!

Poster Contest: Art in Social Justice: Civil Rights to #BlackLivesMatter

Celebrate the history and legacy of Black Civil Rights movements through a poster contest. Create your own Black Civil Rights Protest Poster and share it with the campus community.

1. Click on the Padlet:
2, Check out the resources like the BHM Playlist & archive of historical protest posters on the Padlet to give you inspiration!
3. Create your own Black Civil Rights Poster inspired by today's world. 
4. Share your Poster on the Padlet! Tutorial Video on how to post is provided on the Padlet.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: Tuesday, February 22 @ 11:59pm
Winners of the Poster Contest will be announced on Instagram @occstudentequity on February 26 and will win BHM swag!

Hidden Figures of Black History

Follow @occstudentequity on Instagram to see posts every Tuesday about  Black Historical Figures that you may not have learned about in school! Share with us your favorite Black Historical figure!  

Exploring Black History Through Food

Follow @occstudentequity on Instagram to see posts every Thursday about recipes and historical facts about food from the African diaspora!  Try recipes out every week and share with us your own creations to be featured on our account! 

Black History Month Youtube Playlist

Need some inspiration for the art contest? Want to learn more about Black History? Want to find new Black artists you really should know about? Check out a curated playlist by the Student Equity Program staff! 

EOPS/Umoja Zoom Event Series

OCC's EOPS/Umoja, Equity office, International Multicultural Committee and Multicultural Center are hosting 3 Zoom events to celebrate BHM! 
Check out all events here:


Every month is the time to learn about Black History! Expand your knowledge about Black History from home by exploring the resources below! 

Videos, Films, Documentaries: 

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