Welcome to the Center for Black Culture's Community Journal,
weekly announcement of events/programs/issues of interest to you.

November 3, 2008 Archived Journals

Announcements || Multicultural Programs || Employment/Internship Opportunities || Each One Reach One
CBC News || Upcoming Events || Student Organization News || Newsletter Submissions

CBC News/Information

The Truth with Jeff Johnson:
What's Next for Black America

Tuesday, November 11th (Please note: new date)
7pm, Clayton Hall
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CBC/Multicultural Programs

Favela Rising- Film
Sunday, November 9th
7:30 pm, Trabant Theater

FAVELA RISING depicts the development of the Afro-Reggae movement in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), created by Anderson Sa, a former drug-trafficker. Through hip-hop music, the rhythms of the street, and Afro-Brazilian dance, he rallies his community to counteract violent oppression enforced by teenage drug armies and sustained by corrupt police.   Jeff Zimbalist (director) will lead a discussion following the film.

Upcoming Events

No current listings.

Volunteer Opportunities

"Knock for Barack" on Election Day in PA
Tuesday, November 4th
10am, Trabant

College Democrats Committee UD for Obama are taking students to Philadelphia to knock on doors. If you are interested in helping Barack Obama win this year's election, meet us at Trabant at 10 am. Transportation and lunch are provided. Students will return to UD by 6 pm. Please sign up, by e-mailing Taria at taria@uddemocrats.com or Brian at brian@uddemocrats.com.


CBC Newsletter Submissions

Please email slw@udel.edu by this Thursday to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.
Each One Reach One

No current listings.

Student Organization News

Delaware Undergraduate Student Senate (DUSS) Meeting

Monday, November 3rd
5:30 pm, Memorial 127

ASPIRE (Academic Support Program Inspiring Renaissance Educators)
Wednesday, November 5th
5pm, Williard Hall Room 109

ASPIRE is hosting a monthly meeting in search of student education majors and/or students considering minoring in education (particularly African American, Latino, and male students) or those who wish to have support in the field of education. ASPIRE offers community service activities, professional development, scholarship support, and paid internships/tutoring opportunities.
For more information contact, Taria P tariap@udel.edu or Takarra H. at thopps@udel.edu

Black Leadership Council Food Drive
Be the change we wish to see by donating items such as: canned tuna, salmon, chicken, ham, peanut butter, canned vegetables, hot & cold cereals, pastas and rice. All donations should be dropped off to a box located in your residence hall commons or the CBC by November 14th.
-Make a difference in the lives of others
-Receive discounts at events for contributing
-Have no food or cash? Use your points to buy & donate


Vote! then Watch the Vote
Tuesday, November 4th
8pm, Trabant

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Black American Studies & the Department of Theatre present Kyra Gaunt
Wednesday, November 5th
Lecture 4pm, 102 Gore
Performance 7pm, Bayard Sharp Hall

Employment/Scholarship Opportunities

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is available to juniors and seniors enrolled in a 4-year institution.  The award amount is $500-$5,000, and the deadline is December 19, 2008.  

Fastweb.com is a fast and easy way to find scholarships.  Simply create an account, and they will send scholarships that pertain to your college year, major, and other interests.



University of Delaware
Center for Black Culture Staff:
Kasandra Moye, Director
Fiona Caramba-Coker, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant


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