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Politics of the Black Body Event

“Question Bridge”, a 2012 Sundance Film Festival documentary, critically explores challenging issues within the Black male community by instigating a transmedia conversation among black men across the geographic, economic, generational, educational and social strata of American society. Question Bridge provides a safe setting for necessary, honest expression and healing dialogue on themes that divide, unite and puzzle black males in the United States. Please check the flyer below for details about the series or visit Mizzou Diversity.

2013 Question Bridge Poster

Life Music Series: Student Showcase

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 Be sure to join us in The Shack for the final Life Music Series event of the semester. This event will feature live special performances and collaborations from your fellow Tigers who have performed at Mizzou Idol, Lunch Time Talent, previous LMS events and much more. Doors open at 6:30pm. This event is FREE and open to the public! Student performers include:

Be sure to join us in The Shack for the final Life Music Series event of the semester. This event will feature live special performances and collaborations from your fellow Tigers who have performed at Mizzou Idol, Lunch Time Talent, previous LMS events and much more. Doors open at 6:30pm. This event is FREE and open to the public! Student performers include:

Tim Aven
Brooke Burchill
Armani Cross
Paige Flores
Chantel George
Savannah Givens
Zach Gray
Thomas Heney
Souls of Liberty
Gibraun Mitchel
Abbey Tingle
Marissanne Lewis-Thompson
&
Kenyatta Woods

Request for accommodations related to disabilities should be made to Kathy Murray at 573.882.3780 at least one week prior to the event.

Event is sponsored by Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, MSA/GPC College Music Committee, Legion of Black Collegians & the Missouri Student Unions.

Color Outside the Lines: A Tattoo Documentary

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“Color Outside the Lines” is a tattoo documentary about the history and struggles of the world’s top Black tattoo artists. The film highlights the history of Black tattoo culture, its beginnings in the heavily segregated south, signature styles and influences, medias influences on tattooing trends, different types of artists, personal struggles associated with being a Black tattoo artist, etc. In addition to viewing the documentary, renowned tattoo artists Miya Bailey and filmmaker Artemus Jenkins will be on hand for a Q&A session.

This event is a part of the GOBCC’s Black Arts Festival Events which focuses on various forms of art and the impact that African American’s have had on each. Each Black Arts Festival event focuses on a specific art form and highlights the work of performers and artists from all over the nation. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.

Event is co-sponsored by the Chancellors Diversity Initiative, Legion of Black Collegians and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

2013 Black History Month

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The commemoration of African Americans and their historical to present-day involvement and cultural contributions in our society are recognized in the United States annually during the month of February. 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, DC.

The University of Missouri offers programming for everyone through many departments, organizations and individuals as part of this national tribute to the unique African American experience. Some of the many MU activities include lectures, workshops, films, exhibits, and performances. Download a printable calendar here<image002.png> or view the complete list of Black History Month events here.

2012 Fall Fest

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Join hundreds of students on Wed, Sept 14th for the 2011 Fall Fest.  This is one our biggest events of the year as hundreds of students gather to receive information from student orgs, campus departments, local businesses and recruiters.  All student organizations, campus departments, local business and recruiters are required to register by September 3, 2012.  You may register through the link below.  For more information about Fall Fest, please contact the GOBCC at 573.882.2664.

Click “here” to register for your 2012 Fall Fest table.

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