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Black History Month

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1 Black-owned businesses bloom in the Cedar Valley
McRae--Erin (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:39, p.01
2/27/2023 Executive director of ONE Cedar Valley Joy Briscoe and Formed business owner Ebony King share what Black History Month means to them and stories of their background and businesses; photo.
2 The current Y2K scoop & the Black influence
Jones--Emijah (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:39, p.04
2/27/2023 Guest columnist, Emijah Jones writes about the impact that black people had on the early 2000s fashion that is making a comeback in today's society; photo.
3 The untold stories of Iowa's Black leaders
Buchanan--Maya (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:39, p.04
2/27/2023 Guest columnist, Maya Buchanan tells her story of learning Black history in school versus with the Colored Conventions project. She goes on to write about three important Iowans who changed history; Alexander Clarke, Mary Dove, and Charlotta Smith; photo.
4 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
5 Black women vs the world
Bolumbu--Nkasa (Student--2021), Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:33, p.03
2/2/2023 Nkasa Bolumbu writes an opinion piece on the stereotypes and misogynoir that happens against Black women in the United States. Bolumbu focuses on Jezebel stereotype, angry black women/ Sapphire, the strong black women/ Superwoman schema, Colorism, featurism, and texturism; photo.
6 The great legacy of Christian Ogbondah
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:33, p.01
2/2/2023 Christian Ogbondah, professor of journalism and communication, retired from UNI in Spring of 2022. He received the Distinguished Scholar Award last April for the work and legacy he left at UNI. Nixson Benitez writes the history and impact of Christian Ogbondah; photo.
7 Black History Month
Creighton-Smith--Belinda, Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.5
3/10/2022 Belinda Creighton-Smith discusses their experiences throughout their life as a Black person; photo.
8 Black History Month: Recap of events
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.9
3/10/2022 Black Student Union hosted many events for Black History Month; photo.
9 Highlighting Black leaders at UNI
Bates--Jerrell (Guest Columnist), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:37, p.1
2/24/2022 Many Black leaders visited UNI for Black History Month; photo.
10 BSU celebrates Black History Month
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.1
2/10/2022 The Black Student Union has multiple events planned for the entirety of Black History Month; photo.
11 Bookstore features alum's apparel
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.1
2/7/2022 UNI alum, Mikal Settle, has clothing featured in the UNI Bookstore for the month of February; photo.
12 N.I. en Español: Mes de la Historia Afroamericano
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Daniels--Cici (BSU Public Relations Officer)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.02
2/11/2021 An N.I. en Español article about Black History Month and BSU activities on campus; photo.
13 Panther Portrait: BSU poetry slam
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.04
2/8/2021 BSU held their annual poetry slam. This is the first event hosted by BSU for Black History Month; photo.
14 "Black History: A Musical Journey"
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.05
2/17/2020 The one-night-only program was in honor of Black History Month served as a celebration of black musical artists throughout American history and showcased the talented voices of current UNI students; photo.
15 Panther Portrait: BSU skate party
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.04
2/17/2020 The Black Student Union (BSU) held their annual skate party in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC). Students, faculty, and community members were able to enjoy music and skating in the basketball courts courtesy of the student organization.
16 Imagining America presents at UNI
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.01
2/10/2020 The article focuses on the endeavors of student Katelyn Brockmeyer, a junior art history major who is currently doing an internship with Imagining America. Brockmeyer is in charge of campus and community outreach and her goal in facilitating this presentation was to provide information about several important black artists, writers, and poets. "As an art history major, I decided that a good idea would be to educate people during Black History Month about black artists in history." Chawne Paige, a UNI graduate, also spoke at the event. Paige discussed the Waterloo Center for the Arts collection of Haitian art, which is the largest collection of it's kind in the country. Brockmeyer at the end of her presentation allowed time for the attendees who felt inspired by the artists they had seen to create their own art using the various supplies she brought; photo.
17 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), 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 through the month of February.
18 BSU chats about cultural experiences
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.02
2/18/2019 On Wednesday, February `13, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted Brotha & Sista Chat, in which various topics and experiences were shared. The BSU is hossing a variety of events in honor of Black History Month during the month of February; photo.
19 'Night at the Apollo' celebrates empowerement
Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.08
2/11/2019 The Black Student Union held a talent show highlighting black culture.
20 Panther Portrait: Step Up and Step Out
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:33, p.05
2/7/2019 The Black Student Union held 'Step Up and Step Out' as part of Black History Month; photo.
21 BSU kicks off Black History Month
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.01
2/4/2019 The Black Student Union (BSU) is celebrating Black History Month and hosting several events through the month that are open for anyone to attend.
22 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.
23 Soul food night at Treehouse
Gregorsok--Megan (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:37, p.4
2/19/2015 A soul food night was held to celebrate black history month.
24 UNI to celebrate Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2014:175, p.1
2/5/2015 UNI's Black Student Union will hold numerous events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. All events are free and open the public.
25 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.
26 Mini comic con to soar into Rod Library
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.1
2/13/2014 The Rod Library is hosting a mini comic con on March 29. There will be several speakers and events leading up to it. This event is meant to show the public that the Rod Library and their services are available to everyone in the community.
27 Skate night fever: BSU kicks off Black History Month with Disco Skate
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.6
2/3/2014 The Black Student Union held a Disco Skate in the WRC to start off the celebration of Black History Month. It was the third annual Disco Skate; photo.
28 'Toasts for Change' tops off Black History Month, recognizes sponsors
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.6
3/5/2013 The Black Student Union honored its sponsors and celebrated another successful Black History Month with a banquet. Maria Thomas was the guest speaker and inspired many with her success.
29 Shelve Black History Month?
Monnier--Beth Alice (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Black History Month has been celebrated since 1976. Some people believe it is time for the tradition to end. However, until discrimination can be wiped out without a chance of coming back, Black History Month still has a place in our society.
30 Teju the Storyteller to bring back his drum
Flick--McKenzie Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.7
2/15/2013 The Black Student Union is bringing in Teju the Storyteller again this year to celebrate Black History Month. Teju the Storyteller entertains the audience by telling stories through music and using traditional African drums.
31 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.
32 Disco skate gets Black History Month rolling
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.6
2/5/2013 Event sponsored by the Black Student Union is the first among many to take place during Black History Month.
33 Student of MLK discusses racism
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.1
9/11/2012 Julian Bond stated that racism is not individual behavior, but "a complex set of society actions". Bond spoke as part of this year's Reaching for Higher Ground: The search for the American dream; photo.
34 Stewart and Anderson receive Lux Service Award
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Ashley Stewart and Joel Anderson received the Lux Service Award, the highest honor bestowed on undergraduates at UNI. The award recognizes those who have outstanding records of service to the university; photo.
35 March against segregation
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.3
2/10/2012 Scenes from the symbolic march in Maucker Union. The march ended at the Center for Multicultural Education. The event was sponsored by the Black Student Union.
36 BSU welcomes Black History Month
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.10
2/7/2012 The Black Student Union will host various activities in February, including lectures, dances, and shows. Over twenty events are planned; photo.
37 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.
38 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.
39 A note for Black History Month
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.9
2/22/2011 The impact of African-Americans on our society is important to remember every day; not only during Black History Month. We must also remember the role that hate plays in our society; whether it be against whites, Arabs, or homosexuals.
40 Michael Eric Dyson discusses identity at UNI
Hawkins--Ariel L. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.6
2/22/2011 Hailed as one of the nation's most inspiring African-Americans, Dyson presented his keynote address at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. His visit was a great way to celebrate Black History Month.
41 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.
42 Celebrate Black History Month
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.10
2/18/2011 Many African -Americans have excelled in sports, but Hank Aaron is one that many look up to for his rise from the Negro League to the majors. Jackie Robinson was the first to break the color barrier in professional baseball; photo.
43 Influential filmmaker Julie Dash to speak at UNI
Davis--Caroline Julia (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.4
2/18/2011 Hearst Lecture Series to feature multi-award winning film director. Julie Dash's presentation will be in the Center for Multicultural Education.
44 Panther Portraits
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.5
2/15/2011 Scenes from the UNI Capoeira Sport Club presentation during Black History Month. Capoeira artists from New York, Kansas City, Indianapolis , Dallas, Chicago, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, participated; photo.
45 Celebrating Black History Month
Parker--Taryn Janelle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.6
2/11/2011 It is difficult to imagine the campus under the segregation rules that were present during the 1960's. During February the country takes a moment to remember, reflect, and educate itself about the African-American dream; photo.
46 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.
47 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.
48 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.
49 Barack Obama song taught to students sparks controversy
Hart--Margaret McCarthy (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.3
10/20/2009 A song to honor Black History Month was deemed unacceptable by some parents who believed that children are being improperly influenced; photo.
50 UNI to celebrate Lincoln Bicentennial with series of speakers, panels
Public Relations News Release 2008:316, p.1
1/26/2009 A number of activities are planned in Lincoln's honor by the Center for Multicultural Education and the American Democracy Project/Provost's Office. Panel discussions will be held at University Book and Supply in Cedar Falls and at UNI-Cue in Waterloo.


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