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Activist reflects on changing times

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

Social activist talks importance of advocacy

Social justice activist Tia Oso talks to students, faculty, administrators and the general public in Carter Hall Wednesday night.
February 23, 2018

The students in Carter Hall listened as Tia Oso, the director of impact at Revolve Impact and an outspoken social justice activist, spoke about the methods of creating social change at the 2018 Nelson...

Mandela events, speaker to address white privilege

February 5, 2016
Tim Wise will give his presentation “Resurrecting Apartheid, from Ferguson to the Voting Booth to the Border – Combating Racism in the Post-Obama Era,” for Nelson Mandela Commemoration Day Feb. 11.
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