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Title Date Summary
1 Rose shares 'Tales from the Bayou'
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.05
10/7/2019 Spoken word poet, activist, and writer Donney Rose shared poetry and addressed racial inequality at UNI Interpreters Theatre on Friday, October 4.
2 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/19/2019 Attendees gathered in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on September 16 to hear Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Waterloo native, deliver the UNI 2019 Constitution Day Address. Hannah-Jones, who was originally going to speak on school segregation, instead spoke on the 1619 Project, which she created with the New York Times; photos.
3 Human trafficking awareness month
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.04
1/18/2018 January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. UNI's International Justice Mission (IJM) is trying to prevent this modern-day slavery by informing others about human trafficking, advocating for victims, and fundraising.
4 Much work remains for racial equality
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.03
9/11/2017 Cobb discusses racism. in the author's opinion, society still has much progress to make and should not be content to stagnate; photos.
5 Earlene Hamel Hawley
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.29
4/1/2012 Earlene wrote a drama about the beginning and end of slavery in America, which is being made into a motion picture.
6 Freedom Week exposes modern slavery
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.1
3/30/2012 During Freedom Week, UNI students will sponsor several events aimed at raising awareness of human trafficking. Every minute, two children are sold into slavery; photo.
7 Panelists discuss revision of Mark Twain's classic
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Replacing the n-word with slave in the classic book makes the book even more difficult to teach. The book deals with race, murder, death, and cruelty. These are heavy topics to discuss and bring emotion into the discussion.
8 UNI student shares stories of his transition from childhood slavery to a college education
Danilov--Misha (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.6
2/19/2010 Umaru Balde spoke to a room full of students, professors, and members of the community; sharing his childhood experiences, travels through six African countries, and his endless pursuit of education; photo.
9 UNI celebrates Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2009:259, p.1
2/4/2010 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will offer a variety of events throughout February in honor of Black History Month. Umaru Balde will describe his journey from child slavery to his pursuit of a college education in Iowa.
10 Panther Portraits
Weber--Braydn Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.6
2/6/2009 Panel discussed Lincoln's ideas concerning race and slavery at University Book and Supply; photo.
11 CROW Forum series at UNI to kick-off Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2008:104, p.1
9/26/2008 The first CROW (Current Research on Women) Forum will begin with Emily Machen presenting "Religions, Women, and the Struggle against 'White Slavery' in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century France."
12 UNI's Husband to to speak on Antislavery Feminism
Public Relations News Release 2007:379, p.1
1/25/2008 Julie Husband will be speaking January 30.
13 UNI Interpreters Theatre presents 'Voices for Freedom: The Brazilian Slave Stories'
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/2/2003 Performance to visually outline struggles experienced by slaves in Brazil; performers listed.
14 Marking the end of slavery
Public Relations News Release 2001:521, p.1
6/17/2002 Juneteenth is the celebration of the end of slavery.
15 Recently/soon to be published: Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Campus News Network 9:9, p.Insert 1
12/7/1998 Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg were quoted in the magazine "The Nation" concerning Thomas Jefferson's involvement with a slave.
16 Freeing the slaves: 135th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Public Relations News Release 1997:166, p.1
12/23/1997 Michael Blackwell, Director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, outlines the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863.
17 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1995:148, p.1
11/30/1995 Marvin Pomerantz will speak at UNI on December 4. Marilynne Robinson will present a lecture at UNI on "The Anti-Slavery Movement and the Cultural History of the Midwest on December 1.
18 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:73, p.1
10/7/1987 Robert Talbott speaks on Christopher Columbus' role in North American slavery. Wayne Anderson estimates the chance of earthquakes occurring in Iowa. Forrest Dolgener reviews cholesterol guidelines. Charles Means announces the rise of minority test scores.
19 UNI prof to discuss 'seesaw' use of slave labor in colonial Africa Wednesday
Public Relations News Release 1987:313, p.1
4/8/1987 Professor Donna Maier discussed the transition from slave to wage labor in German colonial Africa. Her lecture was part of the Phi Alpha Theta history program, and was held in Maucker Union. The lecture series was sponsored by the History Association.
20 History lecture
Northern Iowan 75:41, p.4
3/6/1979 Donald McCloskey will speak on slavery.
21 Sunseri published
Northern Iowan 72:22, p.6
11/14/1975 Professor Sunseri publishes article on slavery in New Mexico.
22 Indian article
Northern Iowan 70:29, p.4
2/1/1974 Professor Sunseri publishes article on Indian slave trade.
23 Cutline No. 2
Public Relations News Release 1971:455, p.1
3/15/1971 Strepsiades (left), James Cada tells Xanthias (standing), Mike Morrison, to wake his lazy son Pheideppides (right), Marv Hippen, while a slave, Mark Miller, sleeps on the floor. This scene is from the UNI Theatre production of "The Clouds."
24 Cutline #1
Public Relations News Release 1970:151, p.1
11/2/1970 Henry David Thoreau (Tim Joy) plays his imaginary flute as an escaped slave (Sam Dell) creeps up behind him.
25 Lincoln traits apply today
Public Relations News Release 1950:221, p.1
2/16/1951 Morality judgments are as important in today's worldly chaos as they were to Abraham Lincoln in his war on slavery, said State University of Iowa History Professor Harrison John Thornton.
26 Slavers leave tribe of "Freemen" in Liberia
Public Relations News Release 1950:205, p.1
2/8/1951 The story is told by 25-year-old Moses Weefur, Liberian school teacher who's in the United States for six months of study. Weefur said the Vai (as in "tie") tribe in the Liberian hinterland is conscious of its "non-slavery record."
27 Booker T. Washington; pleases large audience
College Eye 1:1, p.7
3/22/1911 Booker T. Washington, a former slave, spoke at I. S. T. C. about his experiences and the two great advantages of his race.
28 Prevailing slavery
Clayton--Joseph E. (Class of 1891)
Normal Eyte 3:7, p.49
10/21/1893

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