Black History Month 2021

Living Black History

Month of February

Join us as we highlight current black RISD students, staff, faculty, and alumni and their work and stories.

Book Club

February 15-19

In a celebration of black authors and their stories. Follow the Residence Life instagram this week @RISDResLife, where we will highlight one author and book each day. Students can then enter a raffle to win that book during quarantine. Books to be highlighted:

  • ‘The Prophets’ by Robert Jones Jr
  • ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead
  • ‘The Vanishing Half’ by Brit Bennett
  • ‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey’ by Mariah Carey and Michaela Angela Davis
  • ‘How to Be an Anti-Racist’ by Ibram X. Kendi