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8* BENNETT BANNER • APRIL 4, 1997 • BRIEFS & REVIEWS • BRIEFS & REVIEWS • BRIEFS & REVIEWS • On and Off Campus events, activities, anmtuncenients Complied by Aleshia Barrett Banner Reporter and Paquita Herring Banner Editor BCDIG , Inc. Needs Vohmteers The Black Child Development Institue of Greensboro, Inc. is seeking students from Bennett College to train as volunteer tutors and mentors for area youth. A minimum of one hour per week is needed. For information, contact The Black Child Development Institue of Greensboro, Inc. at 1200 E. Market Sl, Greensboro, NC 27401. Interested students may also call (910) 230-2138 OR (910) 574-BCDI. Project Pipeline Recmlts New Teachers Project Pipeline is sponsoring a teacher recruitment conference. Interviews with personnel directors and principals from Northern and Southern California School Districts will be available to secure a teaching position. Those who are interested can teach in public elementary, middle, and high schools , and can earn $22,000 -$25,000. The Conference is being sponsored April 22-25, 1997 at LAX Embassy Suites and April 28- May L 1997 at the Oakland Marriot Hotel. Attendance is Free. For more information call (916) 924-633 or write to Project Pipeline at 580 University Ave., Suite 203, Sacramento, CA 95825. Parks attd Recremtioa Hosts Mtgsic Review The Greensboro Parks andRecreation will sponsor the contemporary Jazz musical The World Goes Round- A Kander and Ebb Musical Revue presented by Livestock Players Musical Theatre. The event will take place April 25-26 at 8p.m., April 27 at 2p.m. and May 1-3 at 8 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens Sophomore Class Car Wash Raises SSOO The Sophomore Class thanks all who of the people who participated and supported the car wash March 22. More than$450 was raised for Senior Day. Readers Theater to perform The Readers Theater will perform April 15 in the Student Union foyer. This recital is free and open to the public. Blach HEJtstory On this day of April Compiled By A'Shauna Tyler Banner Reporter • 4,1928 Maya Angelou, poet is bom. She is a professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University. •9,1950 Juanita Hall becomes the first African- American to win a Tony award. • 14,1938 Gloria Randle Scott, is bom. Along with serving as the president of Bennett, Scott is the first African Grimes offers mystery lovers good reading RITIC S □RNER £ By Kenya Samuels Banner Reviewer What would you do if a sU'anger claiming to be your father's love child showed up on your doorstep? How would you feel if she/he ended up a corpse one week later? That is what Theresa Galloway, pseudo-private eye encountered in "Blood Will Tell" (242 pages, Signet, $5.50), a page-turning mystery by African-American writer Terris McMahan Grimes. When her newly crowned half-brother is missing and the turns up dead, Theresa concludes that her new family ties can be nothing but family lies. When these family ties are indeed uncovered as family lies, our gumshoe is now in fear of her own life and she realizes just how serious this matter is. Xetuem Theresa is a hardworking mother and wife in Sacramento, Clalifomia. While trying to juggle her personal life with that of her alter-ego, Theresa loses perspective, and it almost costs her marriage. It is only after a stranger manipulates his way into the heart and home of her mother that she becomes so involved in the mystery. Who dunnit? Who killed Theresa's half-brother? Was it Theresa's mom? The man next door? The butler? When Theresa realizes this case is destroying her marriage, she decides that her days as a gumshoe must cease, but not without solving this case, and uncovering the truth about her father, and the corpse; only blood will tell. Grimes writes a tale that will surely put Theresa Galloway among the great female sleuths. Grimes offers to the African- American mystery lovers the chance to see a heroine as one of their owti. One of the first novels in the Theresa Galloway series. Grimes is destined to take her place beside her alter- ego and let the world know there is a place for African- American mysteries. The Critic's Corner accepts reviews, previews and criticisms of music, bools, poetry, plays and movies that are 150 words or less. Articles must not have been published elsewhere. Once submitted, an article becomes the property of the Bennett Banner and may be edited. BANNER CLASSIFIEDS Bennett College students may place meeting announcements, services, items for sale, etc. in the Banner Classifieds for FREE for 25 words or less. The cost for non-Bennett students is $2.50 for 25 WORDS or less and .05 for each additional word. For more informa tion stop by Shell Hall C-2. ANNOUNCEMENTS Career Center Looking for Work? Want to gain NEW EXPERIENCES? DONT DELAY! Visit the Career Center today! American woman to become president of Girl Scouts USA. • 16,1973 Lelia Smith Foley becomes the first African- American female mayor of a U.S. city. • 18,1983 Alice Walker is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for "The Color Purple." • 27,1927 Coretta Scott King, widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is bom. Bennett Banner 1996-97 Schedule Deadline Publication April 11 May 2 April 18 May 9 Publication dates subject to change without prior notice. HELP WANTED $FOR SCHOOL! NO APPLICATION FEE IN-HOUSE MONEY RAISED THROUGH SPECIAL PROJECTS. SEND SASE AND $1.00 TO: DL#13 P.O. BOX 25451 WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27114 WANTED Textbooks from Fall '96. The Banner wants to sell your old textbooks for you for Free. Send info about book (price, book name, course, etc) to SheU Hall C-2. Was one of your New Year's resolutions to lose or gain weight? Don’t wait until 1998. Natural herbal products for; weight management, energy, colon cleanser, and skin care. Nature L 272-3022 or 507-94331 FOR SALE For Sale 1981 Toyota Corona Runs Good! S700/OBO Call: 379-7658 For Sale TI 80 Graphing Calculator Like New, Still In Box! Only S60 Call: 272-6687 FOUND Black leather Jacket. Contact campus security for more imformation at 370-8621. SERVICES Need help with Spanish? Call Norcia at 852-4443. Babysitting and general house cleaning at reasonable prices! Call 375-7713.