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

February 11, 2009   Archived Journals

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

CBC News/Information

A Change has Come:
A New Era of Black Leadership

President Barack Obama shattered more than 200 years of history by winning the election as the first African-American president of the United States.

Black History Month 2009: February and Beyond

Do  the Right Thing
Monday, February 16th
7pm, Trabant Theater

This 1989 Spike Lee film tells a tale of bigotry and racial conflict in a multi-ethnic community in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.  The film will be followed by a discussion.

African Dance Workshop
Wednesday, February 18th
5:30 pm, Warner Hall Basement
An evening to experience the rhythms and beats of Africa while getting in a great work out.  Spaces are limited, please call 302-831-2991 to RSVP. 

A Day of Service: Homelessness in Wilm, DE
Saturday, February 21st
9:30am–2:30pm, Bethel A.M.E Church
Participants will provide services to the homeless at the Beautiful Gate Outreach Center, an entity of Bethel A.M.E Church.  Limited spaces available and transportation will be provided to those who reserve a space. Vans will depart from the Center for Black Culture at 9:30 am and return by 2:30 pm.  Please call 302-831-2991 to RSVP.

A Night of Soul with Jazmine Sullivan
Saturday, February 21st
8pm, Mitchell Hall

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An Evening with Spike Lee
Free for UD Students only!
(Tickets required so get yours today!)
Monday, February 23rd
7pm, Bob Carpenter Center

The evening will consist of a live musical performance, keynote address by Spike Lee, and a Q&A session.

Iron Ladies of Liberia
Tuesday, February 24th
7pm, Kirkbride Room 204

In 2006, after nearly two decades of  the brutal civil war, the African nation of Liberia inaugurated the country’s first elected female president and Africa’s first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.  A Harvard-educated economist and grandmother of eight who had been exiled to Nigeria and nicknamed the “Iron Lady”, Johnson-Sirleaf faced enormous obstacles in rebuilding a war-torn country. 

BAMS presents… A Symposium on the U. S. Presidency of Barack Obama
Friday, February 27th
9am-5pm, Trabant Theater

This symposium will include several panel discussions,  and a keynote from 12 -1:30 pm  by Jabari Asim, Editor in Chief of Crisis, the magazine of the NAACP, and author of the soon to be released Harper/Collins book What does Obama mean?  For more information, please visit www.bams.udel.edu.

*Black History Month Extravaganza*
The Truth with Jeff Johnson: What’s Next for Black America
Wednesday, March 4th
6:30 pm, Trabant Multipurpose Rooms

*A pre-lecture workshop entitled, Student Leaders of Color on Predominately White College Campuses will be held at 4:30 pm in Trabant Multipurpose Room C.  Jeff Johnson will lead a discussion on the perils and pitfalls many students of color face on predominately white college campuses and offer strategies for achieving success .

Annual EORO Student vs Alumni/Staff
B-ball Game
Wednesday March 11th
7-9pm, Bob Carpenter Sports Bldg.
We are currently looking for players for both teams.  If you are a student, faculty, staff, or alum interested in playing in the game, please forward your name to foscc@udel.edu.

CBC Newsletter Submissions

Please email slw@udel.edu to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.


Each One Reach One

No current listings.

Student Organization News

Solace Gospel Dance Crew
Interest Meeting
Sunday, February 15th
4pm, Trabant Room 209/211

If you're interested in joining, please come prepared to dance.

Cultural Programming Advisory Board
CPAB is looking for creative students interested in a spring internship. Read more


UD's Performing Arts Series presents Jazz Violinist Regina Carter
Friday, February 13th
8pm, Mitchell Hal
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Annual Housing Fair
Tuesday, February 24th
11am-4pm, Trabant University Center

Get more information about your on-campus housing options while enjoying food, entertainment and door prizes. You'll also have a chance to win free housing and dining for the entire 2009-2010 academic year!

UD's Performing Arts Series presents Flamenco Vivo
Sunday, March 1st
7pm, Mitchell Hall
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Employment/Scholarship Opportunities

2009 Delaworld Leader Positions Available
Interest meetings will be held on February 18, 19, and 25
at 8pm. For more information, visit:
Deadline: March 6th.

Widener's Law School Diversity Pipeline
Mock Trial Competition
Saturday, April 18th
Wilmington, DE
Widener's hosting a mock trial competition for groups of students who are underrepresented in law school and the legal profession. This is a great opportunity for prospective law students to experience what law school entails. This year, several competitors will receive complimentary LSAT preparatory courses from Kaplan (worth $1,300 each).
Registration Deadline: March 15th.
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Internship Opportunities

Engineering and Informational Management Job and Internship Fair
Wednesday, February 18th
12pm-3:30pm, Bob Carpenter Center
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Multicultural Programs

In the Heights, New York City
Saturday, March 7th
10am, Depart Center for Black Culture

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Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference
Saturday, March 14th
9am-3pm, Trabant University Center
Read more

Upcoming Events

No current listings.

Volunteer Opportunities

Reflections Education and Employment Program Seeking Volunteers
This is a great opportunity to assist students in reaching their goal of obtaining a GED.
Areas of study; Reading Comprehension, Writing (basic grammar, sentence structure, and essay writing) and/or Basic Math (up to and including decimals, fractions and percents) or advanced math (geometry and algebra).  The time commitment would be one hour a week M-Th between 9am-2 pm.  Contact Desiree Norwood at (302) 658-4171 for more information.



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


Center for Black Culture General Information:
Monday-Thursday  8:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
Telephone: (302) 831-2991     Fax:  (302) 831-4097