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Activist Angela Davis spoke at the Mandela Social Justice Day event on Feb. 5 in Carter Hall.

Activist reflects on changing times

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor February 11, 2020

The crowd stood and cheered as Angela Davis took the stage. “I was warned that Evansville is quite conservative,” Davis said as the crowd responded with laughter. The renowned educator, activist...

The first film Free Angela and All Political Prisoners will be shown 6 p.m. Thursday in Kleymeyer Hall.

Films to highlight African American activism then and now

Emma Corry, Features Editor January 28, 2020

Sakina Hughes said film can make history come alive. The new Africana Studies program will present its first film festival this year titled the “African Studies Film Festival.” The theme of the...

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