A series of educational/academic, social, cultural, career development, and leadership workshops and activities are sponsored by the Black Cultural Center.
The Black Cultural Center Activities
- Book Club: an organization focusing on Black authors and literature.
- Black Pre-Law Society: an organization for Pre-Law majors meeting bi-weekly.
- Black Student Union (BSU): student organization for all majors meeting every week
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE): an organization for Engineer majors but all other majors are welcome to the bi-weekly meeting.
Boondocks Show Screening and Open Discussion; Tuesday, January 29th 7pm UWM | Union Room 240; Free and Open to the Public
Social Justice & Civil Rightsin Milwaukee; Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:30-9:00pm; Union Ballroom - West
Film Screening of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin; Wednesday, January 23rd at 7:30pm Union Theater
Friday February 1st & Saturday February 2nd | Performance: SHED. Bleed. A Different Color MFA Thesis Dance Concert; 7:30pm | Kenilworth Studios; $5 suggested donation; Open to the public
Monday, February 4th | Cultural celebration: Taste of Africa; 11:30am-1:30pm | Union Concourse; Free and open to the public
- Monday, February 4th | African American Film Series: PARIAH 7pm | Union Theatre Free and open to the public
- Tuesday, February 5th | Show Screening and Open Discussion: Boondocks | 7pm UWM | Union Room 240 | Free and Open to the Public
- Wednesday, February 6th | Military Appreciation: African American Service to Our Country in the United States Military
10:30am | UWM Ballroom
Thursday, February 7th | Miltary Appreciation:Army ROTC AthletiCO Military Appreciation Night; 7pm | UWM Klotsche
UWM vs. Detroit Basketball Game (Pre-Game Reception in Greene Hall prior to game)
Thursday, February 7th | Panel discussion, reception & community building| African American Alumni and Students: Stories of Education and Success |7pm | UWM Libraries 4th floor Conference Center
Monday February 11th | African American Film Series | Dancing Forever (Fais danser la poussiere) (French with English subtitles) 7pm Union Theatre| Free and open to the public
Tuesday February 12th | Show Screening and Open Discussion |Boondocks 7pm UWM | Union Room 240| Free and Open to the Public
Monday February 18th | African American Film Series |Nothing But a Man |7pm Union Theater |Free and open to the public
Tuesday February 19th | Lecture |Distinguished Lecture Series presents: An Evening with Aaron McGruder, Creator of The Boondocks The Boondocks: All the Rage |7pm Union Wisconsin Room
$5 – UWM Students
$8 – non-UWM Students
$10 – UWM Faculty, Staff and Alumni
$12 – General Public
Door tickets (evening of event)
$8 – All Students with ID
$12 – UWM Faculty, Staff and Alumni
$14 – General Public
Wednesday February20th | Panel discussion, reception & community building| Sisters Like Me: A Gathering in Support of UWM Women Students of African Descent| 6-8pm Union Fireside Lounge Free and open to the public
Friday February 22nd | Youth participation & community building |All About the YOUth 6:30pm | UWM Bolton Hall 150|Free and open to the public
Monday February 25th | African American Film Series |Zainebu Davis presents Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at U.C.L.A. and Momentum |7pm Union Theatre| Free and open to the public
Black Graduation Celebratory
3pm-6pm: Reception and Graduation Ceremony
UW Milwaukee, Zelazo Center Room 250: Free
This event was a successful celebration for UW Milwaukee African descent students, presented by the Black Cultural Center. The event was in honor of the African American Graduates of UW Milwuakee, from Ph D Graduates to Bachelor Graduates. This event was in high attendance and the Black Cultural Center was honored to have Chancellor Santiago as one of our speakers as well as many other inspirational speakers from the University. The Black Cultural Center thanks everyone for their contributions to this event and is looking forward to the success of the event for future graduations to come.