Previous Years of Pan-Afrikan Week
Pan-Afrikan Week is a week long celebration hosted by UAB’s Black Students Board to highlight black culture and excellence with an array of events and partnerships with other organizations.
Vibe N’ Paint – Saturday, April 10th
Get ready to vibe and paint with us as DJ TM plays music from all spectrums of the Pan-African diaspora. Meet us on Stafford Commons during the session you register for! We are offering 3 sessions: 1-2pm, 3-4pm, and 5-6pm, so sign up for one of them today!
Giveaway Pick-Up – Monday, April 12th
We always have goodies! Stop by the Woodward Involvement Center (Talley 4210) to pick up a bag full of Pan-Af Week giveaways!
Alumni Panel – Tuesday, April 13th
Come hear some of our Alumni of color talk about their career experiences starting at 6pm! Also, tips and tricks for surviving college and pursuing your goals. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and seek advice!
Virtual Speaker – Wednesday, April 14th
Come hear our speaker, Angela Rye, discuss the importance of empowerment and advocacy, and what is so important for the Black community to come together.
Trap Fit – Thursday, April 15th
Come participate in a fun exercise session with Trap Fit on one of our Wellness Days! You can de-stress, get fit, and have fun all on Stafford Commons! In addition, smoothies will be available from Hip Hop Smoothies for all who participate in the in-person class! We have a few extra smoothies for others too!, so if you don’t want to come work out but you want a smoothie, that is an option in the registration link below! The fitness class will be streamed for those who prefer to workout from home!
Showtime on the Lawn – Friday, April 16th
We couldn’t have a pageant so we wanted to bring the next best thing! Join us on the Court of Carolinas as we watch DreamGirls to honor our yearly pageant! The movie will also be streamed for those who prefer to watch from home!
Food for the Soul – Saturday, April 17th
Come grab food from Boricua Soul’s food truck at Harris Field by registering below! Feel free to fellowship with other students while you wait!
You are now watching the throne for Pan-Afrikan Week 2019. This was a week-long celebration of Black excellence and all of the beauty the culture encompasses. The Black Students Board offered opportunities to turn up, learn, fellowship, and more from Saturday, April 6th, to Saturday, April 13th. We adjusted our crowns and got ready for a good time!