The Black Student Union will host the Toast for Change banquet and celebrate the past and future accomplishments of African-Americans as well as the work of UNI's Black Student Union. Black History Month supporters and sponsors will be acknowledged as well as the Black History Month committee members. A dance follows the banquet; all are welcome
Center for Multicultural Education
Randall Kennedy will present "Race Relations and the Law in the Obama Era" as the keynote speaker of the Annual Conference on Human Rights, sponsored by the Waterloo Commission on Human Rights and the Center for Multicultural Education. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the keynote address beginning at 8:20 a.m. Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Following his speech and the question-and-answer period, there will be three, consecutive plenary forums on housing, education and criminal justice issues. This event is free and open to the public.
Reception for Randall Kennedy, the keynote speaker for the Annual Human Rights Conference of the Waterloo Commission on Human Rights. Kennedy will speak briefly about his topic of "Race Relations and the Law in the Obama Era" at 7:45 p.m. Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. This event, as well as the conference on the next day, is free and open to the public.
The Black Student Union is hosting a talent show to pay homage to African American heritage, past, present and future. Participants can sing, dance, recite poetry or play an instrument. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places.
The Black Student Union will present a play showing the history of music during which the actors will need students to come on stage to assist with creating the music.
The Divine Nine Event will portray The Divine Nine Greek Fraternity and Sorority system with an emphasize on black culture. Sororities and fraternities will tell the history of their organizations while stepping and strolling throughout the event.
The Wesley Foundation will host a salsa dance. Lessons from 6-6:30 p.m.; dance until 9:30 p.m. Dress is semi-formal and all are welcome. Admission is $1.
The Black Student Union will host an interactive event as part of Black History Month. Experience various aspects of oppression throught the African American community including incarceration, civil rights and more. This event can change you.
Presented by the Black Student Union, Teju the Storyteller tells stories that are entertaining, fast paced and high-energy to educate about African American traditions, history and folklores. This event is part of Black History Month events.
The UNI Middle Eastern Dance Club invites you to a free belly dance show featuring group and solo performances in a variety of styles of Middle Eastern/belly dance by dancers from across Iowa.