Tag: Black History Month

Black History Month Upcoming Activities

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 […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Saturday, Jan. 14

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 (sallmanj@uwgb.edu) or call 920-465-2029 with any questions.

Black History Month Activities

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 […]

Photo: Lawton Gallery’s satellite exhibit celebrates Black History

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 […]

Get your tickets: Soul Food Dinner is Feb. 7

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 […]

UW-Green Bay presents annual Soul Food Dinner Feb. 7

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 […]

In the news: Carol Moseley Braun visit

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.

Women’s History Month begins early at UW-Green Bay, with Moseley Braun

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 […]