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Our Black is Beautiful

Our Black Is Beautiful 
Presentend by: Afro American Cultural Center (Afro House) 

When: Thursday August 31st. 7-9pm 
Where: Old Capital Mall CDE MPR 2780 UCC (above CVS)

Learning to embrace your inner and outer beauty, improve self-esteem and challenging the idea of beauty. 



What is “BEAUTY”? How is beauty different in diverse cultures? What separates the African American’s image of beauty apart from the African or Indian Cultures’? Join us at the Afro House and discuss how the European Standard of Beauty dominates the Media and other minoritized cultures. We will discuss how people with different ethnicities assimilate to the idea of what beauty is, as driven upon them by dominant culture or the media. Finally, we will host an open discussions about the struggles that we have faced and how we have earned to accept them in our own journeys. 

Workshop: (Self-care section) 

FREE hair, facial and body natural care products 

Come learn about how to mix essential oils and make your own hair product. As well as the right facial and hair products that are specifically designed for you. Also learn about what works best for your skin/hair and what doesn’t.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

University Capitol Centre, CDE MPR 2780 (above CVS)
200 South Capitol Street, Iowa City, Iowa

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Division of Student Life, Center for Student Involvement and Leadership

General Interest

After Class, Diversity, Black History Month


Advantage Iowa Scholars, African American/Black Community



Contact Name

Tab Wiggins

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