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Miss NunnTo Compete
In Teen Pageant
Miss Carta ' Marie
Nunn, 10 year old
daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James W. Nunn
will participate in the
1982 Miss North
Carolina National Pre-
Teen Pageant to be held r
at the Raleigh Marriott
Hotel in Raleigh, August
. The winnef of this
year's ' Pageant . : will
receive a $200 cash
award, crown, banner,
and a trip to the National
Pageant . in Atlanta
November 3-7, where
will compete with other
State winners for the title
of Miss National Prc
, A - number of other
prizes will be awarded at
PARTICIPANTS IN FIRST M PIIA I.AIMBI V 'NCCl
NCCU Delta Reunion Held in Charlotte
will ; be
The Radisson Plaza
Hotel in Charlotte was
the setting for the first
Delta Reunion, August
members of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Inc., at
tended the three-day gala
affair. States, represented
were North Carolina, ;
Maryland and California
and the District of Col
umbia. The enthusiastic
sorors who participated
represented all eras of
Delta Life at NCCU.
The idea was born
among a group of several
graduates of North
Carolina Central Univer
sity, who formed the
catalyst for the reunion.
They specifically plann
ed for all NCCU
graduates who pledged
Delta Sigma Theta in
Durham and through
Alpha Lambda Chapter
on the campus as well as
NCCU graduates who
members of the sorority
in graduate chapters.
The reunion commit
tee members were all
NCCU graduates and
most were members of
the Charlotte Alumnae
Chapter of Delta Sigma
Spearheading the Steer
ing Committee were:
Judy E: Hunter, coor
dinator; Peggy M.
gVard, assistant coor
'A. Crowder, chairman,
Margie C. Morris,
secretary; Earline C.
Forte, ': Brenda M.
Y. Roseboro and Cyn
thia Grate Woods. Ms.
Ward is also newly
elected vice president of
the North Carolina Cen
tral University Alumni
Although a graduate
chapter of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority was
organized in Durham in
the early 1930's and the
undergraduates were in
itiated in 1931, Alpha
Lambda Chapter was
chartered April 25,. 1941
on the campus of NCC.
A social hour on Fri
day evening provided the
opportunity for Deltas to
reminisce about their
Delta experiences, to
renew old ties and to'
greet new members.
Raleigh Sorors Phyllis
Gray and Diana Phillips
presented a slide review
of Delta life . during the
One of the highlights
of the reunion was the
Heritage Breakfast held
on Saturday morning,
when program par
ticipants reflected on the
organization of Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority in
Durham, the beginning
of Alpha Lambda
Chapter on the NCC
campus and the develop
ment of the institution
from North Carolina
College for Negroes to
North Carolina Central
! included two NCCU
graduates who have been
members of Delta Sigma
Theta for more than fifty
years: Mrs. Marion W.
Boyd, Charlotte, who
was one of the first three
initiates in 1931, and
Mrs; Margaret E.D.
Grady, Dudley, N.C. ,
who became a member in
1932. Ms. Frances
represented the 1941
Charter Alpha Lambda
Chapter which consisted
of 17 members.
was reserved for sight
seeing, shopping, and
A buffet dinner and
evening of jazz on Satur
day evening concluded
the day's activities.
Worship services were
held on Sunday morning
at Little Rock AME Zion
When the sorors bade
"Farewell" on Sunday
afternoon, one point was
clear: another such reu
nion is already in the
Local Deltas par
ticipating on the pro
gram were: Frances H.
Mclver, Durham Alum
nae Chapter; and Pansy
D. Glanton, a rising
senior at NCCU.
A special guest was
Dr. Bertha Maxwell,
regional director of the
South Atlantic Region of
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.
Durham Deltas in at
tendance were: Dorothy
W. Campbell, Bettie M.
Hill, Helen Hudson,
Leola Jenkins, Inez Suitt
Jones, Vickie Newsome,
Barbara Parker, Sara H'.
Reed, Marva B. Thorpe,
Eliza J. Tolbert,
Rosalind Wallace and
Louise W. Weeks.
Woods Boyd, : Janice
Eckard, Earline Cunnr
ingham Forte, Brenda
Dorothy Fisher Graves,
Ola Hill, Judy E.
Hunter, Debra Hyatt,
Vergil A. Hyatt, Margiel
C. Morris, ; Vernese
Diane Peerman, Tam
mera Y. Roseboro, .Bob
bie Mickles Scott,
Deloris Taylor, Peggy
Ward, Beverly Williams,
Cynthia Grate Woods,
Atkins, Caronell Carter
Chestnut, Polly Oliver
'Raleigh: Verine A.
Bullock, Phyllis Gray,
Diana Tomlin Phillips.
, Winston - Salem:!
Alecia ': Chambers!
Harvey, Cathy B. Poole,!
Renita O. Thompkins.
Greensboro: Joyce L.;
Pittman, Marie McGhee'
Marietta, Ga.: Kathy
Chapel M Hill: Vivian
Jones; Danville, Va.:
Fannie Caine Owens;
High Point: Brenda Far
rell Sexton; Gastonia:
Brenda, Smith; Los
Angeles, Calif.: Carolyn
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Baltimore, Md.: Frances
Hall Stith; Garner: Doris
Capitol Heights, Md.:
Alexis Owens Taylor;
Lynchburg, Va.: Elaine
Chafin. Watson;' Peggy
Ferguson,' Anita Walker'
and Emmalene Reade.
pearance. mere s no
swim suit competition.
The ages are 8-12.
Miss ; Jean Christina
Woodlief, 12, of
Washington, N.C. will
reign over this year's
Pageant and crown the
Carter Butler of
, . Miss Nunn " f
Atlanta,' Ga. who ha,
worked for several year'
with the Miss Nations,
Tccn-Ager Pageant wit
be lhe choreographer. :
The - Miss North
Carolina National Pre?
Teen Pageant will be th?
choreographer. :''. ':h
The .Miss North
Carolina National Pre?
Teen Pageant is af
filiated with the Miss Na
Pageant which is now in
its 12th year.
Mr. and Mrs. Jamci
R. Burroughs, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Thomas;
and Mr, Sila Mayficld
are sponsoring Carta iri
this first Annual Miss
N.C. National Pre-Tecit
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i JPrfLECTURES, COURSES, FILMS 5 M
' ffmm A Seriw of Public Programs Co-Sponsored by rsj'
y"' uk6 Univer,'ty Office of Continuing Education and th Ns, II
LECTURES, COURSES, FILMS
A Series of Public Programs Co-Sponsored by
the Duke University Office of Continuing Education and the
Durham County Library Assisted by a grant from the North Carolina
Humanities Committee A
In the very proem of being trtnsplanted, the Negro it becoming transformed. , . . In Harlem. Negro life it teiiing
upon its firtt chances for group expression and self-determination. It is -or promset at least to be-a race capital. . . .
Harlem hat the same role to play for the New Negro at Dublin hat had for the New Ireland or Prague for the New
Czechoslovakia. -Alain Lock, "Th New Negro" (1925)
Public Library Auditorium, Wednesdays, 8:00p.m.
September IS Loren Schweninger '
"The Emergence of Black Harlem in Historical Perspective"
An introduction to the series: how and what black Harlem
came to be.
September 22 Sylvia Jacobs
. . "Marcus Garvey and Black Nationalism".., . - ,Uo..
The effect of one charismatic leader and his mass move
ment on black Harlem in the 1920s and on blacks the world
over, to the present.
September 29 JohnClum
"Blacks on Broadway: The Beginnings"
Early depictions of, and opportunities for, the black person
on the New York stage.
Octobers Thomas Hennessey
"Black Beauty?: The Dilemma of the Harlem Jazz Musician
The conflict between the black musician's aesthetic impulses
and the demands of audiences and the business structure.
October 20 B.J.Benson
"Jean Toomer and the Uniqueness of Love"
Emotional spontaneity in the life and works of the most
technically innovative writer of the Harlem Renaissance.
November 3 C. Eric Lincoln
. "Harlem and the Black Church".
Christianity and clergy in the storefronts and the traditional
church: their influence on black Harlem.
1. Essayists of the Harlem Renaissance
Readings in Alain Locke, W.E.B. DuBois, Claude McKay,
Five consecutive Saturday mornings, 9:30-1 1 :30a.ml
beginning September 18, at the Stanford Warren Branch
Library. Instructor: Ernest Mason.
2. Female Novelists of the Harlem Renaissance
Readings in Zora Neale Hurston, Jessie Fausat, Nella Larsen,
and Dorothy West.
Five consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9:30p.m.
beginning October S, at the Main Library.
Instructor: Thadious Davis.
3. Poets and Novelists of the Harlem Renaissance
Readings in Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Countee Cul
len, and Jean Toomer.
Five consecutive Tuesday mornings, 9:30-1 1 :30a.m.
, beginning October 19, at the Main Library.
Instructor: Doris Laryea. ,
These courses will examine the writings of some of the most
important literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance. Enroll
ment is limited to facilitate discussion, and registration is re
quired. You may enroll in one, two, or three of the courses, as
' your time and interest permit; a five-dollar, non-refundable fee
is charged for each course. Paperbacks of the works to be stud
ied are available at a 10 discount at the Regulator Book Shop
on Ninth Street in Durham. Reading lists are available at the
Regulator, Duke University Office of Continuing Education,
and main and branch libraries.
1.0 Continuing Education Units per course.
; Photo Exhibit and Jean Toomer Collection:
on display at the Main Library throughout the series.
North Carolina Central University
Thursday, November 11 , 8:00p.m. .
Maya Angelou "Women of the Harlem Renaissance:
Readings and Remarks"
, Reception to follow. This evening is sponsored by North
Carolina Central University, with a grant-in-match from the
' North Carolina Humanities Committee.
' MAYA ANGELOU hew been e slneer, educator, eoncer author, hMertan,
lecturer, octrees, producer, editor, eonewrHer. and rtovwrtte. Mer auto
MoorasMM and poetry have been puMWMd to treat acclaim, f Knew twiy
me Coped 0rd Sine her first outobtoeropMcal votumo. became a CBS-TV
special In im. Recently she as bom seen en the BHt Meyers praorom en '
creativity and the PBS "Humanities Thrown me Arts." She b) Me first Revn.
olds ProtoHor at Wake Forest University.
' 8. JOSEPH BENSON, Profsaor of Enalfih end O if actor of Graduate
Studies in Englidi at North Carolina AT State University, has written
numerous articles on twentleth-century American writers. He is also the
Public Library Auditorium, Sundays, 2:00p.m.
September 19 I Remember Harlem -"The
Early Years: 1600-1930" (1980)
Part I of the award-winning archival documentary, tracing
' the evolution of Harlem from native American fishing vil
lage into burgeoning black neighborhood.
Discussant: Judith Ruderman
October 10 "Black and Tan Fantasy" (19291
Art deco-Busby Berkeley type musical short featuring
Duke Ellington and his orchestra.
"St. Louis Blues" (1929)
t Rare short featuring Bessie Smith in a story of unfaithful
The Emperor Jones (19331
The great Paul Robeson in a Dudley Murphy adaptation of
the Eugene O'Neill play.
Discussant: Thomas Evans
October 31 Scar of Shame (1927)
Black silent drama about social class tensions, considered to
be the best of its genre.
Discussant: Thomas Evans
November 21 I Remember Harlem -
"The Depression Years: 1930-1940" (1980)
Part II of the archival documentary, exploring Harlem's de-:
velopment against the background of the Great Depression.
Discussant: Judith Ruderman
author of a recent book on Jean Toomer and the co-editor of the
international bibliography of Richard Wright.
JOHN CLUM Is Associate Profenor of English at Duke University,
where he also directs both the Drame Program and Undergraduate
Studies m English, Among his many publications are books on play
wrights Ridgaly Torrance and Paddy Cheyefsky tor the Twayne's
Authors Series. He hes directed more than twenty-five plays for Duke
and has broadcast "John Clum on Movies" on radio station WDBS-FM.
. THADIOUS DAVIS. Asaociate Prolesaor of English et the University of
North Caroline at Chape) Hill, is author of tuulkntr'i "Negro" Art end
the Southern Context and co-editor of the three-volume Dictionary
of Literary Biography: Alro-Amerkon Writers. She is presently work
ing on e study ot novelist Nolle Larsen, and is a published poet as well
as a critic, lecturer, end teacher.
THOMAS EVANS Is Assistant Professor of English at North Carolina
Central University. He has lectured on "The Rhetoric of Film," designed
e course in film criticism, and participated in Summer 1981 and Sum
mer 1982 humanities programs on "Black Images in Film."
THOMAS HENNESSEY wrote his doctoral dissertetion at Northwest
ern University on black iui musicians and their work. He is now
Assistant Professor of History at Fayetteville State University as well as
the Music Director of WFSS-FM and the Producer end Host of the radio
program "Jau Heritage." He lectures, around the country on Jan,
blues, and country music. '
SYLVIA JACOBS, Professor of History at North Carolina Central
University, specialises in the relationships between black America and
A'rica. She has written e book on Mack American perspectives on the
European partitioning of Africa. Her current research is in the area of
the Afro-American missionary movements in Africa.
DORIS LARYEA is an Associate Professor of English at North Carolina
State University. She has given lectures and held seminars on various as
pects of the Harlem Renaissance, and has written on Jean Toomer's
Cone. Presently she is et work on e study of the fiction of Paul
C ERIC LINCOLN, Professor of Religion at Duke University, is the
author andor editor of eighteen books and more than one hundred
articles on the black church, family, and political movements, among
other subjects. An internationally recognised authority on issues of reli
gion, education, and race relations, ha lectures, teaches, and consults
worldwide. His numerous awards and honors Include Ford Foundation,
Lilly Endowment, and John Hay Whitney grants and fellowships.
ERNEST MASON is Associate Professor of Humanities and Oirector of '
the University Honors Center et North Carolina Central University. He
frequently lectures and publishes on Harlem Renaissance writers, set
ting them in their cultural and philosophical contexts. His special re
search Interests are In Afro-American Studies, race relations, and value
JUDITH RUDERMAN, coordinator of this series', devises snd'directs
ejMcial human it let programs for the Duke University Office of Continu
ing Education; these include the Fell 1980 series on D.H. Lawrence and
the Fall 1981 series on Bloomsbury. She elso teaches and publishes on
modern authors. From January-June 1983 the will be Acting Director
of the Office of Continuing Education.
LOREN SCHWENINGER has taught Afro-American history for the
past tan years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where
ho is Associate Professor of History. Ho studied under John Hope
Franklin at the University of Chicago and Is himself the author of twen
ty articles end one book on various aspects of the bJsck experience.
Open House for information end seminar registration;
Wednesday, September 8, 4:00-6:00p.m.
Duke University Office of Continuing Education
THE "NEW NEGRO" RENAISSANCE
Seminar Registration Form
. Teleohone': day.
2. Female Novelists
City and Zip ' ; 1 '
Please circle choice(s): .
Knrlel Sarairlty Numhar ffnr CELM " ' ,
Please send $5.00 (non-refundable, unlets cleat It Ml), payable to Duke University, for each seminar desired,
hi further information call the Office of Continuing Education, 884-6269.
3. Poets and Novelists
, mall to:
Durham. NC 27708