By: Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University officially kicks off Black History Month on Wednesday, February 1, with a comprehensive calendar of events highlighting the excellence of African Americans and featuring events produced and hosted by students, faculty, and staff.  A spotlight will be placed on Black history in the city of Houston and on the campus of Texas Southern University. Profiles on Black history makers, “Soaring for TSU,” will be shared on the university’s official social media platforms.
The Division of Enrollment & Student Success/Corporate-Community Partnerships & Career Pathways is also highlight history makers in corporate America with “Colors of Corporate Success.”The first profile was President Lesia L. Crumpton-Young.
The Black History Month Convocation, which the University initiated in 2022, will take place Wednesday, February 8 in Sawyer Auditorium at 11:45 a.m. and is open to the public. Other events include the inaugural TSU TALK lecture series organized by the Thomas F. Freeman Honors College. This kickoff event will feature a discussion with TSU School of Communication Interim Dean Dr. Christian Ulasi: “The Enduring Role of Media in a Democratic Society.” It takes place on February 15 at 6 p.m. in the School of Public Affairs.To view the Black History Month calendar, features, and a full schedule of events, visit