Xavier University of Louisiana: Black History Month Convocation

February 15, 2022 | XULA/IBCS

Featuring keynote speaker Ronald C. Gathe, Jr.

Black History Month Convocation is the university’s official celebration of Black History Month. Each year, Xavier University honors the achievements of African Americans to recognize the central role blacks have played in shaping United States history.

February 12, 1926, marked the first weeklong celebration by African American historian and Harvard scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson. It expanded to a monthlong celebration in 1976, as part of the nation’s bicentennial.

February 15, 2022 at 12:15pm CST

Location: Xavier Convocation Center, 7900 Stroelitz St, New Orleans, LA 70125

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (504) 520-7361 for any questions.


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