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.
Center for Multicultural Education
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.
UNI Proud will host a Mardi Gras party with food, music and dancing.
The Black Student Union will sponsor a fashion show featuring the culture, art, music, and fashion from the 1920s to the present. The fashion show is brought to you by New York City professional designer and stylist Nicole Lyricc. Vendors will be available from 5-7 p.m. with the fashion show beginning at 7 p.m.
Teju the Storyteller tells stories that are entertaining, fast paced and high-energy to educate about African American traditions, history and folklores.
The film "Good Hair" will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. In the film Chris Rock, a man with two daughters asks about good hair, as defined by Black Americans, mostly Black women. He visits Bronner Brothers' annual hair convention in Atlanta. He tells us about sodium hydroxide, a toxin used to relax hair. He looks at weaves and he travels to India where tonsure ceremonies produce much of the hair sold in America. A weave is expensive; he asks who makes the money. Various talking heads (many of them women with "good hair") say "It's about self image." A panel discussion follows.
UNI Proud will discuss currents events related to LGBT issues. Bring ideas or a news article to share.