Community Journal

Volume 3       Issue 27    April 28, 2008

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Employment/Internship Opportunities   What's Going on This Week

GCI is hiring for both summer jobs and post-college career positions.

Grassroots Campaigns, Inc.
(GCI), a national firm specializing in building grassroots support for progressive causes, political candidates, public interest campaigns, and non-profit fundraising operations, is interviewing potential staff for their campaigns to Take Back the White House.

Grassroots Campaigns’ current and past clients include, the Democratic National Committee, the ACLU, Save The Children, Amnesty International, Sierra Club, Environmental Action and the League of Conservation Voters
For more information and to apply contact:

Amaya Henry
Citizen Outreach Director
Grassroots Campaigns, Inc.
(202) 797-9655 (office)

April 29

UD Dept. of History presents "Performing Freedom: Enslaved Women Runaways in Antebellum South Carolina" featuring Amani Marshall from 12:30-1:45 p.m. in 203 John Monroe Hall.

April 29

James M. Jones, UD professor of psychology and director of UD's Black American Studies Program, will give the first College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Distinguished Lecture at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in 100 Wolf Hall.

Titled “The TRIOS Factor: A Psycho-cultural Theory of Coping, Surviving and Thriving in the African Diaspora,” Jones' talk will focus on his work on TRIOS, a psychological worldview that combines the African-inspired processes of (and is an acronym for) time, rhythm, improvisation, orality and spirituality.

April 30
Wednesday April 30th. --"O.J. Simpson- Black, Sexualized, Racialized and Still Largely Despised" by Dr. Elwood Watson, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at East Tennessee State University at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at 104 Gore Hall.

May 2

SGA presents FestivALL, an event that will combine culture, food and performances, from 12-5 p.m. on UD's North Green. The event will feature performances by 25 student groups, music by DJ Amaze and a free three-course buffet for all students.
For more information about FestivALL, call the SGA office at (302) 831-2648.

Announcements   Upcoming Events


Senior Day!

Graduating UD seniors are invited Senior Day festivities, from 2-5 p.m., on Friday, May 16, on the North Green.

Seniors who register online at [] will be entered in drawings to win various prizes, including a flat-screen TV, TiVos, GPS navigation systems, a WSFS ATM withdrawal challenge, a Hardrock Sport mountain bike and other prizes from Boscov's, gift certificates to area restaurants and more.

Seniors also have the chance to win the grand prize of a Pontiac G5 from NuCar Pontiac Buick GMC.
Seniors must be present to win.
In addition, all UD students, faculty and staff are eligible to win a Nintendo Wii.
Be sure to register at [].
May 20

CBC/BLC Awards Ceremony at Trabant MPR's.
Please RSVP by May 7th at the CBC.


May 21

CPAB presents “Annual Outdoor Festival” on the North Green. End the Semester the right way, with fun, food, and your friends!!


May 30
CBC and BSU presents “Annual Kente Stole Ceremony” at 7pm, Pearson Hall
Each One Reach One Corner   Newsletter Submissions
  2008-2009 Mentor applications are now AVAILABLE!!
Mentors AND Mentees, 2009-2009 Mentor applications are now available at the Center for Black Culture and online at our website,  Please fill out an application by TODAY!!

EORO Battle of the Sexes

The 2008 Battle of the Sexes is Finally here!!!
Friday, May 16th 2008, 7PM at the CBC
Who is the better Sex???
Sign-up will be available at the CBC on April 24th
  Please contact Sharon Warren at to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.


Center for Black Culture Staff:    Center for Black Culture General Information:

Kasandra Moye, Director
Fiona Caramba-Coker, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant

Monday-Thursday  8:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
Telephone: (302) 831-2991    
Fax:  302-831-4097