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Black History Month Essay Contest

In Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the College of Arts and Sciences and the UDC Black History Month Committee are sponsoring an essay contest open to all UDC students. 

The Topic: “What I Can Do to Build on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.” 

Deadline: February 24, 2014 @ 12pm

Essays should be 750-1000 words (double spaced, 12 point font). 

Prizes: 1st Place: $250, 2nd Place: $150, 3rd Place: $75.  The winning essay will be presented during the Black History Month Celebration at UDC and published in UDC’s literary magazine Phoenix.  Please submit entries to with the subject line “essay contest.”