Black History Month
Black Student Union
for Multicultural Education (CME facebook)
Black Student Union Co-President
- Feb. 12, Thursday: Tunnel of Oppression from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Lang Hall basement classrooms.
- Feb. 18, Wednesday: A Hip Hop, Sexism and Heterosexism workshop at 7 p.m., in Lang Hall Auditorium.
- Feb. 27, Friday: "Fashion Night In" at 7 p.m., in Gallagher Bluedorn.
Annual Conference on African-American Children and
Families, Feb. 19-20 (Thursday & Friday), 2015, Cedar Falls, IA.
Where: Schindler Education Center, University of Northern Iowa.
conference is designed for educators, administrators,
childcare providers, law enforcement, social workers,
health professionals, business leaders and anyone committed
to improving the lives of children.
What: This year's theme is a Chorus of Voices: Connecting the Community Through Conversation. This theme calls for active participation and solution seeking from a wide variety of participants. Please join us for this momentous event and add your voice to the chorus.
To register or for more information, visit www.vpaf.uni.edu/aac
Community Support & Membership
KBBG's motto is "Communicate to Educate."
It offers various community support, such as educational
events and research, community service, local musicians
for Multicultural Education,
UNI Spring 2015 Events:
Months (Will be announced)
•Tim Wise, Feb. 2, 2015
•CME Book Club, Feb. 16, 2015
•Term and Conditions May Apply, Feb. 23, 2015
•Miss Representation, March 23, 2015
•CME Book Club, March 26, 2015
•CME Book Club, April 9, 2015
•Panopticon: The Documentary about Your Privacy, April 20, 2015
American Heritage Month
American Heritage Month
|Films with Positive Images of Young African American Men to Screen at the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival (August 27-31, 2014). BlackNews.com, 8/25/2014 by Daniel E. Walker
Los Angeles, CA -– In the midst of the furor over the death of Michael Brown and the continuing legacy of the Trayvon Martin killing, the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival is featuring a suite of films highlighting positive images of young African American men. Taking place August 27-31, 2014 at the Cinemark at the Pike Theaters in Long Beach, California, the festival screens more than 90 diverse films from across the globe. More>>
American Museum's revised design gets favorable reviews
by NCPC, Washington
Post, 9/3/2010 by Jacqueline Trescott
revised design concept for the National Museum of African
American History and Culture shifts the building to the
southern boundary of its location across from the Washington
Monument grounds, giving an unobstructed view of the landmark.
King Breaks Silence, Asks SCLC to End Rift
by Errin Haines, AP
nearly 10 months of silence, the Rev. Bernice King urged
the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Tuesday
to end the bitter infighting that has split the group
she was elected to lead.
Valley African-American Media Pioneers still at KWWL,
KBBG, by Waterloo-Cedar
Falls Courier, 2/12/2010
President and CEO Lou Porter received The Radio One Pinnacle
Award for Outstanding Urban Radio Broadcasting. Porter
has been with the station since her late husband Jimmy
Porter started it over 33 years ago. KWWL's Sports Director
Rick Coleman has been at the station for his entire 23-year
career as a journalist.More>>
Inventors and Their Creations,
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, 2/7, 14,
Sunday during the month of February, The Courier had an
online feature showcasing great African-American Inventors.
Installment in African-American Oral History Series Set
to Begin Airing, Waterloo-Cedar
Falls Courier, 2/1/2010
series of videotaped oral history interviews of prominent
African-Americans in Waterloo-Cedar Falls is about to
take another step forward. More>>
CEO, KBBG-FM 88.1, Waterloo, Iowa
Museum of African American