Black History Month to Honor Contributions of African Diaspora
Northeastern University’s celebration of Black History Month will feature a range of educational events, including a panel discussion with African American executives, a conversation with an exonerated member of the Central Park Five, and Jeopardy!-style black history trivia.
The monthlong series, which is organized by the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, will honor the rich history, contributions, and global impact of the African diaspora.
Here’s a rundown of upcoming events:
Fortune 500 panel
A panel of local African American executives will examine “Black professionalism in corporate America” on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Cabral Center.
The panelists will share their stories and impart advice to students, with a particular focus on Black millennials interested in seeking careers at Fortune 500 firms.