BSU Highlights: Fall 2007

January 25, 2008

Highlights of the Laney BSU in the fall of 2007:

BSU Reorganized
After being inactive since 2001, the Laney Black Student Union was rechartered.

Peralta African and Black Student Alliance
BSU organized and hosted a potluck with students from the BSUs at Berkeley City College and Merritt College.

Defender Newsletter
First two issues of the ‘Defender’ printed (Sept. and Oct.) and one issue distributed online (Nov.).

Jena 6 Rally
BSU raised awareness to the plight of the ‘Jena 6’ and other political prisoners in America.

Day of Atonement
BSU sponsored Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan’s live telecast honoring the 12th Anniversary of the Million Man March.

Ethnic Studies Rally
BSU rallied to raise awareness to the lack of full-time faculty for Laney African American Studies and the need for students to organize to maintain the program.

HIV/AIDS Testing
BSU organized free HIV/AIDS screening for 150 students.

Soul Cinemas
BSU hosted discussion of the film ‘Tales from the Hood.’

Click above links for more information or read Spring 2007 BSU Highlights.


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