The celebration of Black History Month continues with several upcoming activities: -At 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 2017, Joy Ike will be performing in Common Grounds. Born to Nigerian immigrants, the Philadelphia-based independent artist’s percussive piano-playing and soaring vocals give homage to her African upbringing. -At 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 2017, Kid Ace will perform in […]
Stop by the American Intercultural Center from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1 to sign up for a reading and discussion of the book Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper. The discussion will take place at 5 p.m. on March 21. Though the book is intended for young readers, the subject matter is […]
The 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration is Saturday, Jan. 14 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. UW-Green Bay is a sponsor. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a community lunch. Event details are available here. E-mail Jolanda Sallmann (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 920-465-2029 with any questions.
The MLK celebration is the first in a series of Black History Month celebrations in the community. On Feb. 1 the American Intercultural Center is hosting a book reading and discussion — Courage, Community and Hope: Stella by Starlight — a well-told historical fiction book (often intended for younger audiences) about a segregated southern town […]
Sponsored by the Black Student Union and the American Intercultural Center, the Saturday, Feb. 7 Soul Food Dinner kicks off Black History Month events at UW-Green Bay. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the program set to start at 5:30.
An exhibit calling attention to Black History Month has been installed in the display case in the concourse-level corridor linking the Cofrin Library and the IS Building. The display, courtesy of the Office of the Curator of Art, features examples of African and African-American art along with poster art celebrating the contributions of civil rights […]
Here’s a friendly reminder that UW-Green Bay’s annual Soul Food Dinner is just around the corner. Sponsored by the Black Student Union and the American Intercultural Center, the Saturday, Feb. 7 event promises a scrumptious selection of Deep South eats along with great entertainment from renowned slam poet Dana Gilmore. “The Soul Food Dinner is […]
The UW-Green Bay Black Student Union, along with the University’s American Intercultural Center, will host their annual Soul Food Dinner Saturday, Feb. 7 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program begins at 5:30. The evening’s program will feature nationally renowned slam […]
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun told a good-size crowd at UW-Green Bay Monday night that it never occurred to her that her race or gender could impact her achievements. Moseley Braun, the first African-American woman to serve in the Senate, visited campus for Black History Month and Women’s History Month observances. See more.
A full slate of Women’s History Month events kicks off a bit early here on campus, as UW-Green Bay will welcome former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun for a Monday (Feb. 25) address. Moseley Braun, the first African-American woman elected to the upper chamber and a former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, will speak on […]