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Kwanzaa

Thursday, Nov 29, 6 pm
Chandler Ballroom

Kwanzaa is a celebration established by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a non-religious holiday celebrating and honoring African culture and heritage throughout the world. A seven-day celebration, Kwanzaa features candle lighting, pouring of libations, and the culminating feast and gift giving. Please join us as we partake in the rituals of Kwanzaa and enjoy a feast together. Join us as we celebrate together!

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Step Show Pre-Sale Tickets

Wednesday, Feb 21, 12 pm
University Center

The Black Student Association will have ticket pre-sale days for the 27th Annual Step where students can receive tickets at the DISCOUNTED price of $3 WHILE SUPPLIES LAST (they will be $5 at the door), and the General public will receive tickets for $5 during pre-sales days, and $7 at the door! 

Pre-sale dates are as follows:

February 19th, 20th, and 21st

Students may purchase no more than TWO tickets for the discounted price of $3 on pre-sale days

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Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, Nov 30, 6 pm
University Center: Chandler Ball Room

Kwanzaa is a celebration established by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a non-religious holiday celebrating and honoring African culture and heritage throughout the world. A seven-day celebration, Kwanzaa features candle lighting, pouring of libations, and the culminating feast and gift giving. Please join us as we partake in the rituals of Kwanzaa and enjoy a feast together. Join us as we celebrate together!

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Davarien J Sayles commented on the event Trading Spaces: A Discussion on Race Relations

Trading Spaces: A Discussion on Race Relations

Thursday, Jan 21, 5 pm
Lee 411

The purpose of the Trading Spaces discussion is to engage in active dialogue about current race relations on campus, and in society as a whole. Additionally, this is set up to bring together students, faculty, staff and other members of the University of Mary Washington community to develop strategies and ideas on how race relations can be improved amongst the different racial identities. Participation in this event will yield a better understanding and acceptance of others that are of...

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Davarien J Sayles

Hi Nikki, the Trading Spaces event is the "MLK Workshop", which is the event that has the ballroom booked!

World AIDS Day Candlelight Walk

Tuesday, Dec 1, 4:45 pm
Campus Walk-Lee Hall

The World AIDS Day Candlelight Walk is a global awareness event, uniting people in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The last AIDS walk held on UMW’s campus was in 2001. The Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services is proud to collaborate with the UMW Black Student Association to rejuvenate this event, mobilizing our community to shed light on HIV/AIDS and its impact on our community. Teams of walkers will show solidarity by walking together and fundraising to maintain FAHASS’ services. The...

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Kwanzaa

Thursday, Dec 3, 6 pm
Faculty/Staff Dining Room

As a means of unifying the African and African-American communities, Dr. Maulana Karenga established Kwanzaa, a non-religious holiday celebrating and honoring African culture and heritage throughout the world. A seven-day celebration, Kwanzaa features candle lighting, pouring of libations, and the culminating feast and gift giving. Please join us as we partake in the activities and rituals of Kwanzaa and enjoy a feast together.

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Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, Dec 4, 5 pm
Faculty/Staff Dining Hall

Co-sponsored by the Black Student Association

As a means of unifying the African and African-American communities, Dr. Maulana Karenga established Kwanzaa, a non-religious holiday celebrating and honoring African culture and heritage throughout the world. A seven-day celebration, Kwanzaa features candle lighting, pouring of libations, and the culminating feast and gift giving. Please join us as we partake in the activities and rituals of Kwanzaa and enjoy a feast together.

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Filagot Taye

Hello, Do I still need to meet with Meghan Petter in order to get approval for this event?

Black Lives Matter

Thursday, Sep 11, 5:30 pm
Ball Circle

Town Hall Forum on the shooting of Micheal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri followed by a Vigil to commemorate his life and other victims of violence.  

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Filagot Taye updated the event The 24th Annual Step Show Competition