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Sister 2 Sister Brunch

Sister 2 Sister Brunch

Join the us for the “Sister 2 Sister Brunch” as we fellowship with MU students, faculty/staff, and community members during Women’s History Month while enjoying delicious food and hearing an inspirational message. This event will take place on Sunday, March 9th at 11am in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. This event is free but attendees are required to RSVP below by 5:00pm on March 5th. If you have questions, contact the GOBCC at 573.882.2664. Download flyer here.

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MU Gospel Explosion

 Join the GOBCC and the LBC Gospel Choir for a time of fellowship on Sunday, February 23 at 3pm in Conservation Auditorium. This gospel explosion will showcase various forms of praise and worship from LBC Gospel Choir, His Life Dance Ministry, Alpha Theta Omega Christian Sorority, Inc. and various ministries throughout the Columbia Community.

Gospel Explosion WITH CLOUDS

 

Your Story: Black Alumni Panel Discussion

Join us for “Your Story” on Saturday, February 15th at 1pm for a panel discussion by Mizzou Black Alumni and a networking reception. Event is free and open to the public. Business casual attire is required. Event is sponsored by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center and the National  Pan-Hellenic Council.

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Black AIDS Day 2014 Recap

On behalf of the Mizzou Black Men’s InitiativeLegion Of Black Collegians Student Government, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. MU Multicultural Center, S.H.A.P.E. and the MU Black History Month Committee, we would like to thank everyone for their support and assistance in making this years Black AIDS Day 2014 event a success. This year we were able to successfully provide free confidential testing to 82 students courtesy of the Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services. Additionally, 29 students opted to take free gonorrhea and chlamydia tests, and several dozen more collected educational information from the event. View photos from the event here

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (aka Black AIDS Day) is a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. Hosting this event each year on campus is an effort to not only bring awareness to this global issue but to also empower our community here on campus to be proactive about protecting themselves from this epidemic. The more students we are able to get tested and provide educational materials too, the better. Since we’ve started hosting this event in 2011, we have tested nearly 400 students for HIV which is great. We look forward to next years event and your support.

Again, thank you for your assistance in helping Mizzou students “Update Their Status” and helping Mizzou be greater than AIDS!

Black AIDS Day 2014 Photos

 

 

Am I Still Black If?

“Am I Still Black If?” is a forum focused on challenging the notion of what it means to be Black in 2014. It will address topics related to colorism, Greek Life, “good hair”, and suburban, urban, and rural impacts.  The event will take place on Wednesday, February 12th at 5:30pm in the GOBCC Large Multipurpose room. The event is sponsored by the Gaines/Oldham black culture Center, The National Pan Hellenic Council, and the Legion of Black Collegians.

 

Am I Still Black If