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Black History Month 2021

Four people you should get to know (and read) for Black History Month 2021

February 02, 2021

This year, as you celebrate the accomplishments and contributions African Americans have made to American society, take time to learn about the Riley-Hickingbotham Library’s four featured authors from four different genres, browse the other books on display and attend one of MORE’s programmed events.

La Fuerza celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Beyond Spanish and Tacos: La Fuerza celebrates Hispanic culture and combats stereotypes

October 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month began its national holiday that will last until Thursday, Oct. 15. Through events planned and hosted by La Fuerza, Ouachita's Latinx multicultural organization, Ouachita students, faculty and staff have had the opportunity to embrace Hispanic culture and the traditions that have shaped the lives of students like Reyna Cabrera.

Black History Month recommendations

12 book recommendations by notable African American authors

February 12, 2020

February is Black History Month – a time to remember the contributions that African Americans have made to our country and our world. Celebrate, commemorate and learn something new about black history as Ouachita’s Riley-Hickingbotham Library spotlights four distinguished African American authors and their books.

 Ouachita hosts speaker Trillia Newbell and other February campus events to observe Black History Month.

Ouachita hosts speaker Trillia Newbell and other February campus events to observe Black History Month

February 11, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Multicultural Student Programs and Multicultural Organization Reaching Equality (MORE) student organization are hosting guest speakers, an art exhibit and other events on campus throughout the month of February in observance of Black History Month.

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Ouachita to host "Beloved Community" art exhibit Feb. 11-28 observing Black History Month

February 07, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University will host an art exhibit titled “Beloved Community” beginning Monday, Feb. 11, in the Hammons Gallery in Ouachita’s Mabee Fine Arts Building.