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1 UNI hires new African American studies prof
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.01
9/2/2021 New history faculty member, Professor Emily Masghati, discusses her reasons for teaching at UNI; photo.
2 African American Children and Families Conference held in SEC
Stoffer--Emma (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:40, p.01
3/2/2020 The ninth annual African American Children and Families Conference was held in the Schindler Education Center on February 28. The theme was "Transforming Communities for the Betterment of the Lives of African American Children and Families;" photo.
3 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted a panel discussion with Black and African American students. This was the latest panel in the "What Your Students Want You to Know" series, which was launched in November 2019 to feature voices of UNI students from diverse populations. CME Assistant Director Keya Levy hosted the panel which included students Christina Downey, Laito Zarkpah, Daniel Loggins, and Bre Eigenheer; photos.
4 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month in February. The include the BSU Kickoff, Poetic Justice, Skate Party, a panel of black and educated (BAE) professionals, exhibit Tunnels of Oppression, Soul Food Dinner in conjunction with Waterloo's Gift of Life Church, and Toast for Change; photo.
5 BSU chats about cultural experiences
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.02
2/18/2019 Black Student Union (BSU) hosted the discussion event Brotha & Sista Chat in Maucker Union as part of Black History Month celebrations; photo.
6 Diversity on display in new exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.02
2/11/2019 The exhibit "Telling a People's Story," featuring children's book illustrations of African Americans throughout history, will be on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons until February 19; photo.
7 12th annual Read-In comes to UNI
Hines--Blair (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.02
2/22/2018 The African American Read-In event exposes children and adults to African-American authors and illustrators who are not often talked about in literature. The article talks about the importance of the event and how every year it reaches more and more people; photo.
8 WWII film highlights tramua at home
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Author Clinton Olsasky reviews the Netflix film "Mudbound" which portrays the post war experiences of two WWII veterans, one who was black and the other white.
9 "My Black is Beautiful" week
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.04
10/30/2017 The Black Student Union (BSU) is hosting "My Black is Beautiful Week" to celebrate and acknowledge African American students at UNI. The week will have a variety of events or activities such as speakers, a movie night, games, and food; photo.
10 Much work remains for racial equality
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.03
9/11/2017 Cobb discusses racism. in the author's opinion, society still has much progress to make and should not be content to stagnate; photos.
11 UNI Interpreters Theatre presents 'The Soul Food Museum'
Public Relations News Release 2014:192, p.1
2/26/2015 This will be an interactive performance that will bring light to the magic, politics, and ritual of an African-American Sunday dinner. The performance will take place on March 6, at the Wesley Foundation.
12 Campaign brings people together
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:38, p.4
2/23/2015 The Black Student Union held their "I will not die young" event in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center.
13 Panther Portraits: Chillin' Da Conscious Poet
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 111:38, p.4
2/23/2015 Photos from a Black Student Union event; photo.
14 UNI Media Opportunity: UNI to host Zulu and Collier for African-American Read-in
Public Relations News Release 2014:181, p.1
2/16/2015 The ninth annual African-American Read-In is on February 19, in Rod Library and Maucker Union Ballrooms A, B and C.
15 UNI to host Conference on African-American Children and Families
Public Relations News Release 2014:163, p.1
1/29/2015 This is UNI's fourth year hosting the event that will take place in the Schindler Education Center (SEC) on February 20. This event is free and open to the public.
16 Panther portraits: voyage to Africa
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.6
4/14/2014 Photograph of a traditional African costume worn to teach students a Congolese dance.
17 Annual read-in brings familiar face to UNI
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.4
3/3/2014 UNI hosted its eight annual African-American Read-In. Children from the Cedar Valley met the friendly Sesame Street cast members and were exposed to many different books and illustrations from African-American authors; photo.
18 Sesame Street's Elmo to visit UNI's eighth African-American Read-In
Public Relations News Release 2013:185, p.1
2/20/2014 UNI will host their eighth annual African-American Read-In. Children from the Cedar Valley will be reading books and learning more about African-American culture. There will even be a guest appearance from Sesame Street's Elmo.
19 UNI event aims to empower African-America community
Public Relations News Release 2013:183, p.1
2/20/2014 UNI will host the third annual Conference on African-American Children and Families. The conference looks to educate those in attendance on diversity. There will be several breakout sessions and a keynote speaker, Janice Hale.
20 Letter to the editor
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.3
11/22/2013 Says the Black Student Union felt strongly about the article written in the Northern Iowan titled "Segregation still prominent in modern times." Says the author of said article was racial profiling.
21 Bowler adds to UNI's accounting team: One of 108 African-American accounting professors in U.S.
Peiffer--Amy Michelle (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.2
9/13/2013 Cathalene Bowler has recently been added as an associate professor in accounting. The accounting department head, Marty Wartick, thinks that Bowler will be a very good fit at UNI; photo.
22 Prize-winning author and lecturer to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:203, p.1
2/18/2013 Mr. James W. Loewen, one of the most acclaimed historians of race in the United States, will give a lecture on his award-winning book "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism." He will also hold two workshops focusing on his two books.
23 UNI to host conference on African-American children and families
Public Relations News Release 2012:204, p.1
2/18/2013 The second annual Conference on African-American Children and Families will be held in the Schindler Education Center on February 22. It will consist of many breakout sessions on the subjects on education and diversity.
24 UNI to celebrate launch of International Pretty Brown Girl Day
Public Relations News Release 2012:199, p.1
2/13/2013 Sheri Crawley, the founder and CEO of the Pretty Brown Girl Foundation, will be hosted by UNI during its annual African-American Read-In. Guests will have the opportunity to read Ms. Crawley's book, "Pretty Brown Girl" as well as interact with her.
25 Black Student Union hosts fashion show
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.6
2/12/2013 The Black Student Union hosted a Black in Time Fashion Show as part of Black History Month. The shows hosts, Rob Byrd and Ray Vynn Schauf, joked around and shared historical information about the fashion.
26 Kaleidoscope series presents Rosa Parks play to children for MLK Day
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.5
2/1/2013 "Walk on: the Rosa Parks story" was presented by Mad River Theater as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations.
27 An open letter to moderate college Republicans
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.4
8/31/2012 Author examines of the religious right on the Republican Party; notes stands against gay marriage and women's rights. Young Republicans may have been left behind; photo.
28 UNI to host author of 'Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What it means to be black now
Public Relations News Release 2011:253, p.1
4/2/2012 American novelist Toure will speak about being black in America.
29 Sixth annual African-American Read-In
Public Relations News Release 2011:178, p.1
2/20/2012 The College of Education will host the sixth annual African-America Read-In at the Price Laboratory School.
30 UNI to celebrate Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2011:158, p.1
2/1/2012 Several events will occur on campus to recognize black history month.
31 UNI to host conference on African-America children and families
Public Relations News Release 2011:139, p.1
12/22/2011 The first annual Conference on African-American Children and Families will take place in the Schindler Education Center. The conference is designed to educate many professions committed to improving the lives of children.
32 Everyone needs to know that someone cares
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.3
12/2/2011 A smile, a hello, or a thumbs up can help another person's attitude. Friends are important, but just being pleasant to everyone brightens their day and yours; photo.
33 Forum held for African American men
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.1
11/8/2011 Over fifty African-American men participated in the first of its kind meeting. The event focused on ways to improve the health and wellness and educational and relationship challenges facing the community.
34 Richness rather than threat
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.4
9/23/2011 Diversity of culture should not be a threat to educated people. Get to know those from another culture on campus. You will learn as much from them as they will from you.
35 UNI African-American alumni reunion; Homecoming 2011, October 7-8
Northern Iowa Today 94:3, p.26
9/1/2011 Group will organize activities at Homecoming; photo.
36 Panelists discuss revision of Mark Twain's classic
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Replacing the n-word with slave in the classic book makes the book even more difficult to teach. The book deals with race, murder, death, and cruelty. These are heavy topics to discuss and bring emotion into the discussion.
37 UNI hosts annual African-American Read-In
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.5
3/4/2011 First graders from Price Lab and Waterloo schools packed the Maucker Union Ballroom to learn about African-American history. Over 425 students attended; photo.
38 Annual African-American Read-In to feature celebrity readers, storyteller.
Public Relations News Release 2010:233, p.1
2/24/2011 The event focuses on sharing African-American books by African-American authors and illustrators.
39 Yawns and Oh No's Booksellers
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.9
2/22/2011 African-American Read-In organization found that Barnes and Noble do not carry very many books for minority groups. It was suggested that some people do not read books; hence the suggested name change.
40 African American film director to speak at UNI.
Public Relations News Release 2010:215, p.1
2/10/2011 Julie Dash will speak as part of the Hearst Lecture Series. Dash has toured internationally with her work and has received numerous awards.
41 UNI hosts 'An Evening with Cornel West'
Public Relations News Release 2009:330, p.1
3/15/2010 West, the Class of 1943 University Professor in the Center for African-American studies at Princeton University, a social activist and author, will speak about civic engagement and the democratic process.
42 UNI holds African-American Read-In
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.1
2/26/2010 First and second grade students from Black Hawk Elementary and the Walter Cunningham School of Excellence spent a day on campus with UNI students. The read-in promoted literacy. Author and illustrator Jan Spivey Gilchrist read to the group; photo.
43 Students celebrate Black History Month with old and new traditions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.6
2/23/2010 Decorating dormitory doors, bulletin boards, movies, speakers, seminars, and read-ins are all used to celebrate Black History Month; photo.
44 Study circle brings campus community together on issues of bias, race
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.1
2/23/2010 Informal group meets to discuss racial, ethnic, religious, and social biases on the UNI campus. The group is very accepting and desires to learn and become aware of the biases; photo.
45 UNI's MTA hosts 4th Annual African-American Read-In
Public Relations News Release 2009:287, p.1
2/18/2010 Alumna Jan Spivey Gilchrist returned to the college for the Read-in, where she lead a series of three sessions with students from Black Hawk Elementary, Walter Cunningham School of Excellence, and Malcolm Price Laboratory.
46 UNI alumna and award-winning illustrator to meet and greet public at Cedar Falls library
Public Relations News Release 2009:285, p.1
2/17/2010 In coordination with the African-American Read-In, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, children's book illustrator will meet and greet at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Copies of her books will be available for purchase from University Book and Supply.
47 UNI celebrates Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2009:259, p.1
2/4/2010 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will offer a variety of events throughout February in honor of Black History Month. Umaru Balde will describe his journey from child slavery to his pursuit of a college education in Iowa.
48 Center for Multicultural Education to host speaker Melissa Esquivel Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2009:91, p.1
9/30/2009 Esquivel, interim administrator of the Iowa Division of Latino Affairs and manager of the Iowa Youth Congress will discuss the impact of Latinos in the United States and Iowa.
49 Let's Talk: students get a unique opportunity
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.2
10/31/2008 Panel members from various ethnic and cultural groups shared stories of their beliefs and struggles in life.
50 UNI student is crowned Miss Black Iowa 2008
Public Relations News Release 2007:497, p.1
3/13/2008 Evette Fantroy will represent the state as Miss Black Iowa in the Miss Black USA pageant June 21-23.


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