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Black History Month 2022

TTU Global Studies major Donovan Satchell

Arts & Sciences student Donovan Satchell (above) was crowned as the first Black homecoming king in the history of Texas Tech University (Oct. 9, 2021). A Global Studies major in the Department of Political Science, Satchell serves as a President's Select ambassador, president of the College of Arts & Sciences ambassadors, and director of development for TTU's Student Government Association.

"As a celebration of Black excellence, Black History Month is a reminder of the achievements and struggles of Black trailblazers. A time to reflect on the influence that Black America has had on society, remembering the freedom fighters of yesterday and uplifting the innovators of tomorrow."

—Donovan A. Satchell

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Watch the Video Featuring Global Studies Major Donovan Satchell.

Read Associate Dean Nathaniel Wright's Reflections on Black History Month.

Browse Multicultural Courses Relevant to the Black Experience.

View Faculty Publications Relevant to the Black Experience.

Connect with TTU-Sponsored Events Honoring Black History Month.

Watch the Video "Celebrating Black Culture & Community," shared by TTU's Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Watch the Video "Rise," produced by TTU's Office of Communications & Marketing.

Get the Latest News about Texas Tech's Black Cultural Center, from the Daily Toreador.

Read Past Reflections of Faculty & Students on Black History Month 2021.