VISITING SPEAKER TO DISCUSS BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT TOMORROW
UVA TODAY: U.VA. HOLDS FORUM ON BARACK OBAMA'S RACE RELATIONS SPEECH
March 26, 2008 — "What would be needed … to narrow the gap between the promise of our ideals and the reality of our time?"
UVA TODAY: VALERIE COOPER'S NEW BOOK LOOKS AT PIONEER ABOLITIONIST'S USE OF THE BIBLE
March 1, 2012 — Maria Stewart, a free black woman born in Hartford, Conn., in 1803, is thought to be the first American woman to give a political speech before a "promiscuous" audience, in 1832.
UVA TODAY: E.T. IN BRAZIL? FRIDAY TALK TO FOCUS ON NEW ‘THIRD MILLENNIUM’ RELIGION
Descendants of a race of extraterrestrials, sent to Earth to advance humanity’s spiritual evolution in preparation for a Third Millennium, are living in Brazil.
UVA TODAY: ELLA BAKER DAY SYMPOSIUM AT U.VA. TO CELEBRATE 'MOTHER OF CIVIL RIGHTS' MOVEMENT
March 28, 2011 — A list of the titans of the Civil Rights Movement includes Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph and Martin Luther King Jr. But the list should include Ella Baker, an unsung heroine of the movement who worked closely, but quietly, with those titans over her long career.
UVA TODAY: SYMPOSIUM TRACES HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY
UVA TODAY: ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS TO HEADLINE CONFERENCE ON PRISON POPULATIONS, SPEND A WEEK IN RESIDENCE
April 13, 2009 — An estimated 32 percent of black males will enter state or federal prison during their lifetimes, compared to 17 percent of Hispanic males and 5.9 percent of white males, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
UVA TODAY: SPEND AN EVENING WITH POET NIKKI GIOVANNI FEB. 13
As part of the University of Virginia’s Black History Month celebration, acclaimed poet and activist Nikki Giovanni will give a talk, free and open to the public, on “The Politics of Love, Defining the Need for Student Activism.” The talk will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Newcomb Theater.
UVA TODAY: U.VA. SYMPOSIUM WILL EXAMINE HAITI SINCE 2010 EARTHQUAKE
The University of Virginia will hold a symposium April 29 and 30 to examine the situation in Haiti more than a year after it was struck by a deadly earthquake.
UVA TODAY: OUT OF THE SHADOWS: EVENT TO COMMEMORATE KITTY FOSTER AND CANADA COMMUNITY
March 31, 2011 — A community of African-Americans who lived near the Grounds of the University of Virginia in the 19th and early 20th centuries will be remembered during "Celebrating Catherine Foster and the Canada Neighborhood" on April 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.