Upcoming Events

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Black Table Talk & Lunchbox: Awkwafina’s Blaccent

Join the African American Cultural Center and the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center as we discuss the recent controversy with Awkwafina’s blaccent . We will discuss if recent internet slang, certain movie characters, musicians, etc, are rooted in the appropriation of black culture. Come and share your thoughts in this important conversation!

September 22, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Carver Sustainability Project

Carver Sustainability Project

Join our monthly discussions and workshops focused on the meaning of environmental, economic and social sustainability and see how we, along with local activists, can promote environmental justice for our communities at UIC and throughout the city of Chicago.

September 28, 2021

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Whats going on

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On? is an event that will be held the first Friday of each month with presentations and discussions on rotating mental health topics.This month, we will discuss your transition to campus, your thoughts on vaccine and mask mandates, and how to be kind to yourself.

October 1, 2021

10:00 am – 12:00 pm



Radical Creativity: Mural Project

Come and share your ideas and your creative skills as we envision UIC’s Black Mosaic.

October 5, 2021

October 19, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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We Are Open!

Have questions? Stop by our virtual office hours!

Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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AACC Virtual Community

During the summer months, the African American Cultural Center will launch a series of virtual programs designed to keep us connected and focused on the positive.

Everyday we will explore a theme designed to support us throughout the week, offering a creative space for sharing, strengthening community, and staying healthy.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to participate in the discussion!