This month TUSD celebrates the rich diversity of America by honoring the contributions of African Americans to our great country.
  • February 1st - 28th - African American Read-In in TUSD schools. During the month of February, we will join schools, libraries and community groups across the country to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting an African American Read-In. Sign-up as a volunteer reader in a school!
  • 1st - 28th: Black History Month Facts
  • 1st: Black History Month Kick-Off with Dr. Trujillo on the step of Tucson High Magnet School main building @ 8:00am
  • 1st: Drum Major Awards essay entries must be submitted to AASSD
  • 2nd: 10th Annual African American Youth Heritage Day @ Pima CC West
  • 5th - 28th: Request a speaker for Black History Month - call us @ 584-7500
  • 9th: Drum Major Awards Luncheon @ Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino - TUSD essay winners will be honored
  • 10th: African American College Planning Day @ the University of Arizona Student Union - register @ go.arizona.edu/advancing-the-dream
  • 11th - STEP SHOW @ Dunbar Center - "Our Blackness, Our Heritage" by Barbea Williams Performing Company - Cost is $6.00 or a Black Hair Product, clothing items or shoes to benefit Tucson Unified students in grades K-12
  • 16th: Hip Hop Concert featuring Ali Tomineek - Winner 2017 #BETHot16 Contest! @ Tucson High Auditorium - cost is $5.00 benefiting THMS Black Culture Club and the Black College Tour
  • 17th: African American Film - STEP Documentary/Movie @ Tucson High Auditorium @ 5:00 pm. Free event and food available for purchase
  • 27th - 4th Annual Black History Month Brain Bowl Competition for middle school students
  • 28th: Poster contest entries must be submitted to AASSD