A Change has Come:
A New Era of Black Leadership
President Barack Obama shattered more than 200 years of history by winning the election as the first African-American president of the United States.
Black History Month 2009: February and Beyond
Do the Right Thing
Monday, February 16th
This 1989 Spike Lee film tells a tale of bigotry and racial conflict in a multi-ethnic community in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The film will be followed by a discussion.
African Dance Workshop
Wednesday, February 18th
5:30 pm, Warner Hall Basement
An evening to experience the rhythms and beats of Africa while getting in a great work out. Spaces are limited, please call 302-831-2991 to RSVP.
A Day of Service: Homelessness in Wilm, DE
Saturday, February 21st
9:30am–2:30pm, Bethel A.M.E Church
Participants will provide services to the homeless at the Beautiful Gate Outreach Center, an entity of Bethel A.M.E Church. Limited spaces available and transportation will be provided to those who reserve a space. Vans will depart from the Center for Black Culture at 9:30 am and return by 2:30 pm. Please call 302-831-2991 to RSVP.
A Night of Soul with Jazmine Sullivan
Saturday, February 21st
8pm, Mitchell Hall
An Evening with Spike Lee
Free for UD Students only!
(Tickets required so get yours today!)
Monday, February 23rd
7pm, Bob Carpenter Center
The evening will consist of a live musical performance, keynote address by Spike Lee, and a Q&A session.
Iron Ladies of Liberia
Tuesday, February 24th
7pm, Kirkbride Room 204
In 2006, after nearly two decades of the brutal civil war, the African nation of Liberia inaugurated the country’s first elected female president and Africa’s first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. A Harvard-educated economist and grandmother of eight who had been exiled to Nigeria and nicknamed the “Iron Lady”, Johnson-Sirleaf faced enormous obstacles in rebuilding a war-torn country.
BAMS presents… A Symposium on the U. S. Presidency of Barack Obama
Friday, February 27th
9am-5pm, Trabant Theater
This symposium will include several panel discussions, and a keynote from 12 -1:30 pm by Jabari Asim, Editor in Chief of Crisis, the magazine of the NAACP, and author of the soon to be released Harper/Collins book What does Obama mean? For more information, please visit www.bams.udel.edu.
*Black History Month Extravaganza*
The Truth with Jeff Johnson: What’s Next for Black America
6:30 pm, Trabant Multipurpose Rooms
*A pre-lecture workshop entitled, Student Leaders of Color on Predominately White College Campuses will be held at 4:30 pm in Trabant Multipurpose Room C. Jeff Johnson will lead a discussion on the perils and pitfalls many students of color face on predominately white college campuses and offer strategies for achieving success .
Annual EORO Student vs Alumni/Staff
Wednesday March 11th
7-9pm, Bob Carpenter Sports Bldg.
We are currently looking for players for both teams. If you are a student, faculty, staff, or alum interested in playing in the game, please forward your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.