History Month Events
Black Student Union, Center
for Multicultural Education and the Campus Activities
Board have planned events throughout February to celebrate
Black History Month.
Feb. 8, Interracial Dating Roundtable Discussion: 6pm
– 8pm, at the Center for Multicultural Education
Feb. 9, Day in Africa: 7pm-9pm, Lang Hall basement classrooms:
dance, movies, food, hair, panels
Feb. 13, "1001 Inventions": 7pm-9pm, Lang
Feb. 16, Fashion Show: 7pm-9pm, Maucker Union Coffeehouse
Feb. 21, Tunnel of Oppression: 6:30-9:30pm, Lang Hall
detailed information, please check the BSU
Black Student Union President
First Annual Conference on African-American Children and
Families, Feb. 24, 2012, Cedar Falls, IA.
Friday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
To register or for more information, visit www.vpaf.uni.edu/aac
88.1 Community Support
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
American Heritage Month
American Heritage Month
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,
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