Black History Month

David Anthony Geary’s mural, American Identity, currently on view at the Keller Center, is a visual story of the immigration journey to the US, annotated with Geary’s reflections on the aspirations and risks, assimilation and transformation.
Poet Nikki Giovanni delivers the 37th annual George E. Kent Lecture, named for one of the University of Chicago's first black professors to receive tenure
Mark and Me'lani Labat Joseph met in October 1992 at their Harris orientation session, and have been partners in life and the pursuit of social justice ever since.
As Harris’ first Director of Diversity and Inclusion (a school-wide position created by Dean Katherine Baicker), Michelle Hoereth has made it her mission to teach students the importance of humanity in the policymaking practice—and that means putting div
Hosted by the Organization of Black Students, the Kent Lectures have drawn some of the country’s leading cultural and political voices. Held in recognition of Black History Month, the lectures are named in honor of the late George E. Kent.