Tag: Black History Month

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 […]

Moseley Braun to deliver Feb. 25 address on women in leadership at UW-Green Bay

Former U.S. Senator and past candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Carol Moseley Braun will speak on the topic of women in leadership Monday, Feb. 25 at UW-Green Bay. Moseley Braun’s address, “One person, just like you,” is slated to begin at 5 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of the University Union on campus, 2420 […]

Black History Month concludes with Wednesday panel discussion

Black History Month will conclude on Wednesday (Feb. 29) with a 4 to 5 p.m. panel  discussion in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Panelists will offer their reflections on the UW-Green Bay program and the month in general, and the audience will be invited to participate in this discussion. Panelists are as follows: Christine Smith, James […]

New video offers highlights from Freedom Rider event

Original Freedom Rider Hank Thomas moved a capacity UW-Green Bay crowd Feb. 15, delivering a stirring Historical Perspectives Lecture Series talk that also served as the keynote address for Black History Month on campus. New video has reflections on Thomas’ past and hopes for our collective future.

History of a journey: Civil rights pioneer shares moving message

A civil rights pioneer moved a UW-Green Bay audience with his message of challenge and hope Feb. 15, as he spoke about facing prison and death as a young man determined to make a difference. But Hank Thomas, one of the original Freedom Riders, also spoke of hope for the future.

In the news: coverage of Soul Food Dinner

The Green Bay Press-Gazette on Saturday (Feb. 18) ran a nice story about Friday’s Soul Food Dinner, held at the Mauthe Center on campus. The event, one of more than a dozen UW-Green Bay is hosting in conjunction with Black History Month, featured delicious eats along with good company, the paper reported. The event featured […]