UNK’s Black Student Association (BSA) hosted a Black History Month celebration Tuesday at the student union with food, music, dancing, prizes and a keynote address from Sharon Obasi, associate professor of family science and research compliance director. BSA President Isaiah Mahone read U.S. President Joe Biden’s Black History Month proclamation and joined BSA Vice President Esther Uma and member Victoria Nimneh in a performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”
Luis Olivas, assistant director of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, said the event was a showcase of Black excellence and beauty.
PHOTOS BY ERIKA PRITCHARD, UNK COMMUNICATIONS
@UNKearney students and Black Student Assoc. members Esther, Victoria and Isaiah kick off the Black History Celebration with “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at UNK tonight.
Come to the Ponderosa Room for some kickin’ wings and DJ ‘til 10 p.m. pic.twitter.com/XdKUNynQe1
— erikapritchard (@erikadpritchard) February 16, 2022