Black Awareness Week 1998
"Reawakening the African Mind"

The purpose of Black Awareness Week for over 30 years has been to provide a solid venue, in addition to Black History Month,  through which programs involving history and culture can be organized. The entire institute is invited and encouraged to come out and learn about the campus black community during this week.

EVENTS

Friday                  Night Of Free Expression sponsored by BSA.
November 6th       Performance by Jusri, the poet, sponsored by UPAC-BSA. McNeil Room 7pm

Saturday               How To Get The Job You Want" sponsored by OMSA Alumni. Union 241-243
November 7th       Movie Night: Eve's Bayou sponsored by ACSA. DCC 308 7pm, 9:30pm, and 12am Admission is $2.50
                           Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Party at the Black House  10:13pm-???????.

Sunday                Day of Rest & Reflection
November 8th      "Knowledge is like a garden, if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested" - anonymous

Monday               Keynote Speaker: Dr. Asa G. Hilliard CII 4050 7pm
November 9th      Topic:"SBA:the Reawakening Of the African Mind"

Tuesday               BSA General Meeting. Presentation: "Colonial Wars of Upper East Africa". Union 241-243 6pm
November 10th     Cultural Dinner sponsored by SD Union Mothers 7:30 PM

Wednesday         "Political Prisoners Jaile For What They Believe" sponsored by Alianza Latina & LUL
November 11th     Union Dumont Room  7pm-9pm

Thursday,              SHPE General Meeting. Graduate School Workshop. Location & Time TBA
November 12th    Africana Jeopardy sponsored by Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Dumont Room 8pm

Friday                  Closing Ceremonies. Ghanian Drumming sponsored by NSBE. Alumni House 6:30pm
November 13th     BSA Fall Party "Freaky Friday" Union McNeil Room 10pm.

For more information about black awareness week contact diahnh@rpi.edu