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King--Martin Luther--Jr.

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1 The untold stories of Iowa's Black leaders
Buchanan--Maya (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:39, p.04
2/27/2023 Guest columnist, Maya Buchanan tells her story of learning Black history in school versus with the Colored Conventions project. She goes on to write about three important Iowans who changed history; Alexander Clarke, Mary Dove, and Charlotta Smith; photo.
2 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.
3 The difference between "Black" and the color "black"
Conway--Sabrina (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:52, p.03
4/22/2021 Guest columnist, Sabrina Conway writes about the difference in color associations of "white" and "black", using the archetypes associated with them to discuss racism experienced by Black people; photo.
4 Lang Hall introduces historical exhibit
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.01
2/11/2021 A new historical exhibit is unveiled in Lang Hall; photos.
5 'Black and Educated' calls for change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.01
2/20/2020 Professors and Staff members come together in the Maucker Union Ballroom discussing their experience in academia. Dr. Robert Welch exclaims that there are less people of color on campus then there were in the 1970s and that racism is still a work in progress to battle. Students attending this meeting included Sydney Foster and Patten Tody, both sharing their opinions on representation needed for students of color to advance forward; photo.
6 Packing the Dome for MLK Day
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Around 1,500 volunteers gathered at the UNI-Dome on Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. The year before Northwest Iowa Food Bank packed and provided over 125,000 bags, this attendance is double of what last years was. All of the UNI athletics joined in on the volunteer day. The event was held in the UNI-Dome rather then Maucker Union due to to John Deere sponsoring the event; photo.
7 "MLKegs" tradition is embarrassing for community
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.03
1/24/2019 The author pens her opinion on MLKegs and how it disrespects Martin Luther King Jr's legacy.
8 True way to honor MLK's legacy
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.03
1/24/2019 The author discuss freedom and tolerance and Martin Luther King Jr in today's political climate.
9 Community service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:28, p.05
1/11/2018 Students have the opportunity to package meals for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank as a part of a service day for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; photo.
10 MLK Day of Service draws crowd
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 112:29, p.01
1/21/2016 Over 300 volunteers package meals on MLK Day of Service at Maucker Ballroom for the Northeast Iowa Foodbank; photos.
11 MLKJ Day of Service
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:29, p.1
1/22/2015 Many UNI students and faculty worked together to remember and honor Martin Luther King Junior; photo.
12 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.
13 UNI dishes up altruism
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 On Martin Luther King Jr. Day over 170 students gathered in Maucker Union to serve the Cedar Valley. The Service and Leadership Council hosted the day of service where students packaged meals for local families in need; photo.
14 UNI to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with discussion, day of service
Public Relations News Release 2013:156, p.1
1/14/2014 To honor Martin Luther King Jr. UNI will host several events including a day of service and a book discussion. At the MLK Day of Service students will package meals for families in need. Marcia Riggs will be the guest speaker at the book discussion.
15 Perceptions shattered at MLK event
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.1
8/30/2013 Michael D. Blackwell, director of the Center of Multicultural Education, gave a presentation entitled "The Real Martin Luther King Jr.: Reformist or Revolutionary?". Students found the presentation very informative; photo.
16 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.
17 UNI students serve the Cedar Valley on MLK Day
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.1
1/25/2013 UNI students volunteer at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Catholic Worker House, Cedar Valley Hospitality House, Ridgeway Place, Country View Care Center, and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education.
18 Modern day patriotism: a need to revival, not rejection
Apling--Christopher James (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.4
9/14/2012 Response to Nat Konrardy column. Author believes that modern day patriotism is based on the belief that the United States of America can be a better place tomorrow than it is today; photo.
19 Student of MLK discusses racism
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.1
9/11/2012 Julian Bond stated that racism is not individual behavior, but "a complex set of society actions". Bond spoke as part of this year's Reaching for Higher Ground: The search for the American dream; photo.
20 Fast Facts about UNI
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 8
4/27/2012 Fourteen facts about the university; including four photos from events; photo.
21 Rethinking social change
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.4
1/24/2012 The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his fight for equality can be used today as we discuss the gay rights movement; photo.
22 Cose discusses MLK, equality for African-Americans
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 The CME hosted author and journalist Elis Cose on Martin Luther King Day. He spoke to a diverse audience; photo.
23 Edelman emphasizes need to end child poverty
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.1
10/18/2011 Marian Wright Edelman spoke on the topic "The Future of Our Children in a Post 9/11 World". She shared her experiences during 9/11 and urged the audience to fight for education for today's children; photo.
24 UNI to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.1
1/14/2011 Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education, will speak on the importance of Dr. King to all races, ethnicities, religions, or sexual orientations; photo.
25 UNI Students to participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 17.
Public Relations News Release 2010:193, p.1
1/13/2011 UNI students are encouraged to honor King's life on this national Day of Service and volunteer at the Catholic Worker House, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Cedar Valley Hospitality House, Grout Museum District or Country View.
26 Hate crime procedures create inequality
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.10
10/19/2010 Believes that the offenses covered by the term "hate crimes" are already crimes; wonders why there is a need to add more to the process.
27 Students celebrate Black History Month with old and new traditions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.6
2/23/2010 Decorating dormitory doors, bulletin boards, movies, speakers, seminars, and read-ins are all used to celebrate Black History Month; photo.
28 Dante Marcellous to perform his music at "Love Legacy" concert
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:33, p.5
2/5/2010 Junior communications and electronic media major to perform during a free concert. Others joining Marcellous on stage will be Ellaysa Newton and Brion Martin; photo.
29 Students to honor MLK on day of service
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.7
1/15/2010 The Catholic Worker House, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, and Exceptional Persons will benefit from a work day by students honoring the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; photo.
30 UNI students to participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 18
Public Relations News Release 2009:228, p.1
1/14/2010 The American Democracy Project is sponsoring this day because part of the education of students is learning to be civically engaged in their communities. Service on this day reflects Rev. King's dream of making our country a better place for all.
31 UNI's CME to host discussions in tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2009:226, p.1
1/14/2010 Rufus Burrow, Jr., Indiana professor of Christian thought and professor of theological social ethics at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, will discuss his book, "Martin Lucher King, Jr. for Armchair Theologians" at the Book Club meeting.
32 A regression of humanity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.6
12/11/2009 Recent hate crimes remind us of the existence of racism and prejudice. Society must admit that a problem exists, put pride aside, and not permit or accept acts of hatred or prejudice.
33 "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.
34 Series brings diversity to students and the small screen
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.4
9/11/2009 The Center for Multicultural Education is showing films during September. The film series deals with differences, with the hope of understanding other races.
35 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education to host 2009-2010 book club
Public Relations News Release 2009:34, p.1
9/9/2009 This is the third year where the CME will host a book club with participants reading and discussing texts that deal with various cultural expressions and share history, customs, and perspectives that are projected by the four major groups.
36 Diversity film series to be held in September at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:25, p.1
9/1/2009 Five films will be shown in the Center for Multicultural Education Lobby: "Understanding Our Differences: Mexicans and Americans;" "MLK: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes;" Them and Us: Cultural Awareness;" "What does it mean to be white?" and others.
37 Comparing Barack Obama and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:34, p.8
2/10/2009 Believes that King took a high moral ground and that President Obama is a representative of the ruling class.
38 Finding humanity in our heroes
Bormann--Emily Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.10
2/3/2009 Believes heroes are people, too. Readers urged to do something exceptional with their lives. Exceptional means doing something positive and making an impact.
39 Scholar speaks to UNI in honor of Martin Luther King Day
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.1
1/16/2009 Drew Smith, current scholar in residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the Center for Multicultural Education. His speech will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; photo.
40 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.
41 Remembering
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.1
4/8/2008 Center for Multicultural Education sponsors a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., on the fortieth anniversary of his death; photo.
42 CME commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4
Public Relations News Release 2007:528, p.1
3/28/2008 Kui-Im Lee will play special music on the Campanile while a processional travels from the Center for Multicultural Education to the Campanile.
43 A Special Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Center for Multicultural Education
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.5
3/14/2008 Date, time, and agenda for a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.; photo.
44 UNI's Leaders on Leadership Series continues with Michael D. Blackwell, February 14
Public Relations News Release 2007:421, p.1
2/11/2008 Michael Blackwell will lead a discussion on the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr.
45 Black History Month February 2008
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.13
2/8/2008 Schedule of activities for Black History Month; photo.
46 Culture Corner: Super Tuesday
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.5
2/8/2008 Super Tuesday primaries examined.
47 Celebrating diversity
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.5
1/25/2008 Suggestion that diversity should be celebrated every day. Diversity goes beyond ethnicity to include dealing with body types, sexual preference, and political preferences.
48 MLK Day has a prominent place in history
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.3
1/18/2008 Provides history of the day; schedule of local events.
49 UNI's Center for Multicultural Education to hold discussions for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Public Relations News Release 2007:363, p.1
1/17/2008 Two discussions will be hosted Monday, January 21.
50 Mistakes in a past issue
Miller--Sheleita R. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:34, p.6
2/2/2007 Reader points out mistakes in the January 19, 2007, issue.


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