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1 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
2 Black History Month
Creighton-Smith--Belinda, Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.5
3/10/2022 Belinda Creighton-Smith discusses their experiences throughout their life as a Black person; photo.
3 Stop the assault on assault rifles
Richards--Tanner (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.03
4/1/2021 The author believes that President Joe Biden and his team has politicized the recent shootings to push their radical gun control agenda. The author believes that it is people's inherent right to keep and bear arms and the leaders of the country are trying to strip people of their rights.
4 Iowa does not protect trans rights
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:42, p.03
3/18/2021 The author believes that Iowa legislators have recently been targeting the rights of transgender people. Banning hormone therapy and gender affirming surgery for minors, segregating bathrooms in public building and educational institutions by biological sex, and removing teachers' rights to discuss transgender issues in the classroom without written parental permission has led many LGBTQ+ and their allies to be upset an call for change.
5 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/19/2019 UNI and Cedar Vally community members crowded into the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on September 16 to hear Nikole Hannah-Jones deliver the UNI 2019 Constitution Day Address. Hannah-Jones told the audience she would "be going a bit rogue" and would not be speaking on school segregation, but instead on the 1619 project. After the lecture, there was a 20-minute question-and answer-session with Hannah-Jones.; photo.
6 MLKJ speaker graces campus
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:29, p.1
1/22/2015 Guest speaker and human rights activist Danielle Allen visited the UNI campus to speak in honor of Martin Luther King Junior; photo.
7 Students respond to Angela Davis
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 Angela Davis, civil and women's rights icon, presented her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights". Many UNI students attended the lecture and found it informative and inspiring; photo.
8 UNI professors recognized for work with Iowa's immigrant population
Public Relations News Release 2013:112, p.1
11/6/2013 Michele Devlin and Mark Grey received the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit's Karen L. Evans Award. This award is given out for outstanding work with Iowa's immigrant population. Both professors also received the 2013 FRIENDS of Iowa Civil Rights Award.
9 Renowned activist Angela Davis to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:106, p.1
10/24/2013 Angela Davis will be speaking at UNI delivering her lecture "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights". Davis was a prominent figure in the civil rights and women's rights movements.
10 It's time to view education differently
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.3
10/22/2013 The author reminds students to appreciative their right to receive an education. In Pakistan there was a girl that was shot standing up for women's education rights. The story of this girl shows that Americans we are truly fortunate; photo.
11 We need more like Macklemore
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:45, p.6
4/2/2013 Author expresses the influence popular musician Macklemore has had on society. Many of Macklemore's songs are about social revolution and issues like homosexuality and consumerism.
12 Kaleidoscope series presents Rosa Parks play to children for MLK Day
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.5
2/1/2013 "Walk on: the Rosa Parks story" was presented by Mad River Theater as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations.
13 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education to host civil rights expert
Public Relations News Release 2012:102, p.1
10/12/2012 Richard Thompson Ford, an expert on civil rights and anti-discrimination law will speak at the Center for Multicultural Education. His presentation will offer an analysis of human rights and realities of certain cultures.
14 Civil rights leader to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:33, p.1
8/24/2012 Julian Bond, leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, will speak on the topic; "Reflections on the American Dream". The speech can be heard at 7:00pm on September 5 in the Performing Arts Center.
15 UNI students head south for Civil Rights Study Tour
Public Relations News Release 2009:327, p.1
3/11/2010 Thirty-one participants will take part in the Multicultural Education's tour, a five-day trip including visits to museums, memorials, and numerous hot spots from the Civil Rights Movement. Students will visit Montgomery, Selma, and Birmingham, Alabama.
16 Paul Rusesabagina to speak at UNI Nov. 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:134, p.1
10/27/2009 Paul Rusesabagina, whose personal experiences of the Rwandan genocide inspired the 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda," will speak in Lang Hall Auditorium. His novel explores his personal journey while explaining the history behind Rwanda's Hutu and Tutsi tribes.
17 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare and Socialism" samples of civil rights supporter
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.1
10/6/2009 Eric Arnesen, professor of history at George Washington University, was the featured speaker at the annual Carl L. Becker Lecture. He addressed the life of A. Philip Randolph in a personal and detailed manner; photo.
18 UNI to host annual Becker Lecture, Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:62, p.1
9/17/2009 "Soapboxes, Shakespeare, and Socialism: The Emerging Radicalism of A. Philip Randolph" will be the topic delivered by Eric Arnesen, professor of history at The George Washington University.
19 CME to host discussion, nationally-known speaker in tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2008:294, p.1
1/9/2009 R. Drew Smith, director of "The Public Influences of African-American Churches Project" and scholar-in-residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the CME. Michael Blackwell will procede the following day.
20 Today's civil rights
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:9, p.7
9/25/2007 "Jena Six" case reviewed in addition to other domestic concerns in the United States.
21 UNI's EXPORT Center receives award for contributions to civil rights
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/26/2006 The Iowa EXPORT Center of Excellence on Health Disparaties has received the Friends of Iowa Civil Rights, Inc. Non-Profit/Community Organization Award for contributions for civil rights.
22 UNI history lecture features impact of emancipation on African-Americans in Midwest
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/25/2006 "Freedom in the Heartland: African-Americans and Civil Rights in the Age of Emancipation" will be the lecture topic for Leslie Schwalm.
23 UNI to host Martin Luther King, Jr., film series Jan. 12 - 18
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/10/2006 Film series will be presented by the Center for Multicultural Education discussingn how King's life impacted American society.
24 Tuesday, Jan. 12 - Wednesday, Jan. 18
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/9/2006 Center for Multicultural Education will host Martin Luther King Jr. film series, films will discuss King's life and how it impacted American society.
25 Zellner lecture full of insights into our liberties
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.11
9/16/2005 Bob Zellner, an activist during the civil rights movement, spoke at UNI this Tuesday. He told students that they should work for what they believe in, and to never take their rights for granted; photo.
26 Tuesday, Sept. 13
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/12/2005 Bob Zellner speaks about diversity and civil rights, Mary Jo Loveland will discuss Medicare prescription drug programs, Theatre UNI reads Mark Ravenhill's "Handbag".
27 Flaw in taking racism out of context
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:34, p.5
2/4/2005 Feels that despite current racial problems, much progress has been made in the last fifty years.
28 Patriot Act another witch hunt
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:7, p.7
9/21/2004 Regards the implementation of post-September 11 policies, such as the Patriot Act, as a witch hunt and believes they are not in Americans' best interests.
29 'Separate but equal' hears wedding bells
Northern Iowan 100:27, p.7
12/9/2003 Equates the movement in support of gay marriages with African-American struggles for equality.
30 Conference considers civil liberties
Umthun--Daniel T. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:24, p.1
11/22/2002 UNI Student Pugwash sponsored "Civil Liberties in Wartime" which took place last Wednesday.
31 'Civil liberties in war time' topic for panel at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:206, p.1
11/15/2002 Mark Fransdale and Mel McCleary will participate on the panel as well as John Johnson and Harry Brod.
32 UNI ACLU pushes knowledge of rights
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:15, p.1
10/22/2002 UNI's ACLU will host a "Know Your Rights" week, November 4-8, in order to inform students about their rights as students at UNI.
33 Black history should be celebrated every month
Gresham--Rashaan (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:34, p.8
2/8/2002 The civil rights movement benefited not only blacks, but also paved the way for the advancement of all types of people.
34 Remember King's teachings of equality, non-violence
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 98:29, p.13
1/18/2002 Encourages students to remember Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ministry and his fight for civil rights.
35 Terror, war and civil rights
Public Relations News Release 2001:71, p.1
1/14/2002 Phil Mauceri will discuss what is happening to civil rights after the terrorist attacks.
36 Terror, war and civil rights
Public Relations News Release 2001:260, p.1
1/14/2002 Phil Mauceri covers what has happened to civil rights after the terrorist attacks.
37 A third generation of civil rights awareness
Public Relations News Release 2001:123, p.1
10/1/2001 Martin Luther King III will speak about his father, and civil rights in the United States.
38 Ceremony rings in new year at UNI
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 98:1, p.1
8/31/2001 Morris Dees speaks on civil rights in America today; photo.
39 Student unhappy with election results
Northern Iowan 97:29, p.8
1/12/2001 Believes that by electing George W. Bush, America will be taking a step backward in civil rights and human equality.
40 The march to equality
Public Relations News Release 1999:305, p.1
3/20/2000 Michael Blackwell discusses how the march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama had an impact of today's politics.
41 Civil Rights Act of 1964 began process of change
Public Relations News Release 1998:429, p.1
6/24/1999 Michael Blackwell, director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, discusses the Civil Rights Act which was signed 35 years ago.
42 Remembering the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Public Relations News Release 1996:454, p.1
6/20/1997 Professor Blackwell talks about the importance on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
43 General activism and unrest on and off campus
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.278
7/1/1995 President Maucker attempts to work with students to deal with civil rights and discrimination concerns; students stage march in Cedar Falls; photo.
44 Unrest and adjustment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.249
7/1/1995 National background of the 1960s; photo.
45 It's been nearly a quarter of a century
Northern Edition 1:2, p.1
9/10/1993 History and purpose of Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center; brief account of students involved in civil rights movement in late 1960s.
46 Push for civil rights revived
Northern Iowan 86:7, p.3
9/26/1989 Professor Anderson outlines her views on the history and current state of civil rights.
47 The "dream" of civil rights for all people is still alive, 25 years after Martin Luther King's famous speech, says University of Northern Iowa profess
Public Relations News Release 1989:13, p.1
8/24/1989 Ruth Anderson says the civil rights movement of the 1980s wears a different face than the one she helped to create in the '60s. "It's based on sex, sexual preference -- any area of discrimination."
48 Help us keep the dream alive¿ At home and abroad
Public Relations News Release 1987:206, p.1
1/13/1988 The Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center sponsor a panel discussion on human rights issues in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. The discussion focuses on issues concerning the Apartheid of South Africa.
49 Special carillon recital on Northern Iowa campus Monday (Jan. 18) part of national observance for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 1987:201, p.1
1/13/1988 Robert Byrnes performs in a forty-seven bell carillon held in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Similar ceremonies are held in every state in celebration of civil rights.
50 Little lights... of knowledge and hope
Public Relations News Release 1987:208, p.1
2/6/1987 Brigitte Broom and Carl Boyd led a candlelight march in from Maucker Union to the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Marchers sang "This Little Light" before holding their reception at the Center.


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