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UMN students protest for renaming of buildings and increased awareness of history

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A campus protest called for the renaming of some campus buildings in a continuation of an ongoing debate spurred by a recent exhibit.

A group of about 50 people silently marched across the University of Minnesota campus Wednesday to draw attention to the University’s history of discrimination and demand that buildings named after some past administrators be renamed.

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Reflection: This World is Ours to Build

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Autumn Brown delivers the keynote at the 2018 Indigenous Women and Women of Color Student Summit: This World is Ours to Build. Photo credit: @resilientcampus

We can’t believe it’s been one month (exactly!) since our Indigenous Women and Women of Color Student Summit: This World is Ours to Build. We’ve had some time to reflect since then, and we’re already scheming about the next summit in the spring of 2020! We’ll open and close this reflection piece with a few thoughts on the day from Emma, Women’s Center student staff and summit presenter and participant:

Read the full piece on the Women's Center blog.

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