Black Graduate Celebration: Wakanda salute, 2018

Black Graduate Celebration: Wakanda salute, 2018
Photo: Corban Swain Photography

Black Graduate Celebration attendees give a Black Panther Wakanda salute during the  BSU 50th Reunion Weekend, Stata Center Kirsch Auditorium7 April 2018.

The Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT) sponsors its traditional Black Graduate Celebration (BGC) held in April of each year. The event features keynote speakers and honors graduates with a hand-woven, embroidered kente stoles.

With the theme of "The Road to 50: Dedication, Perseverance, Excellence," the 2018 BGC launched a weekend of events celebrating the 50th Reunion of the MIT Black Students' Union (BSU).

Timeline: 2010s
Life: Black Alumni/ae of MIT (BAMIT)Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA)Black Students' Union (BSU)
Career: Community
Object: Image
Collection: Africa, Afrofuturism, Honors, Kente, Mentorship, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Students