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Black History Month

Celebrate Black History & Culture

Join Bowie State University as we celebrate the success and achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month. Watch the Spring Convocation and learn about upcoming events here.

Black History Month Calendar


Livestream Wednesday, February 16 at 10 a.m.


Keynote Speaker

George L. Askew

Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Health, Human Services, and Education in Prince George's County, Maryland

View Biography

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Program Booklet

This year, Bowie State University acknowledges the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine,as well as birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, and herbalists throughout the African Diaspora.

View the Commencement Program Booklet

Explore Bowie State’s History Since 1865