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Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos: Fostering Unity and Belonging in Tough Times

Thursday, September 27, 2018
The College of Liberal Arts President's Emerging Scholars and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Programs in collaboration with our co-sponsors listed on the flyer presents our Speaking Truth to Power, Reconciliation and Healing Series. 
Wed. Oct 10, 3-4:30 p.m., West Bank 3M Auditorium
Our first event in this series is Dr. David Stovall's presentation - Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos: Fostering Unity and Belonging in Tough Times. 
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Activist Angela Davis speaks on social issues at UMN

Monday, September 24, 2018

On Wednesday, University of Minnesota students and other community members gathered in Northrop Auditorium to listen to activist Angela Davis discuss social justice and race issues. 

The Rev. Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr. program and the College of Education and Human Development helped sponsor Davis’ speech, which is part of the ongoing Power and Privilege series put on by the Multicultural Student Engagement office. The series invites speakers to campus to discuss issues ranging from racism to gender identity.


QueerX: Become a Queer HealthCare Pirate: Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Care Systems and Insurance

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 5 PM – 6 PM, Appleby Hall Room 3

QueerX delivers critically important topics and conversations that impact the queer and trans community through story-sharing, presentations and panels.


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