Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Summit


The Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) is an initiative of the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) and will be supported by NBGMAC and with additional support from numerous national and local organizations. The YBGLI is a collaborative collection of committed young Black gay, bisexual, same-gender loving and other men who have sex with men from around the country that work towards addressing the HIV epidemic in the United States.

The Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) is excited to announce its third Policy & Advocacy Summit (PAS) on March 26-29, 2015.

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Culture Jam Week 2014 Hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU)

For over a decade Denison University’s own Black Student Union (BSU) has annually held a week of events emphasizing on the need to promote positive aspects of culture on the university’s campus. With the help of numerous members of the Denison community including students, faculty, alumni, staff, and friends the week will begin Sunday, March 30, 2014 and will conclude on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Gospel Fest: Sunday, March 30th, Slayter 3rd Floor, 4:00pm

A celebration of gospel music that will include performances by students, Denison’s own Tehillah, and recording artists The Walls Group.

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BSU: Black Love Week!

Black Love Week, originally called Black Love Day, was founded by Ayo Handy Kendi, founder and director of the African American Holiday Association. Black Love Day revolves around the African American community encouraging black self-love, increasing peace, and racial healing. Celebrated on the 13th day of February, BLD demonstrates the 5 Tenets of Black Love and recommit to the Nguzo Saba that targets the principles of love and unity for the Black Diaspora. The first tenet is “akoma” a symbol of love, goodwill, patience, and endurance.

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Big Red Weekend: BSU & BAA Reunion

BSU BAA Reunion 2013 - Taken with a Canon EOS 6D - IMG_7203

Big Red Weekend is always full of excitement across campus and organizations. The Black Student Union (BSU) had a particular reason to be excited: the return of the Black Alumni Association (BAA). The Black Alumni Association returns to campus biannually to revisit the Black Student Union Lounge, meetup with old friends and network with the current BSU Executive Board and members. The weekend kicked off with a networking opportunity in Burton Morgan. Students came and heard about the lives and trajectories of the alumni.

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