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Understanding black American history — Mandela Social Justice Day

Mohammad Albazzaz, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Students can hear about the enduring impact of slavery on the university’s Mandela Social Justice Day.  The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council will be hosting the Mandela Social Justice day,...

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...

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

Social activist talks importance of advocacy

Riley Guerzini, News Editor 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

Megan Thorne, Features Editor 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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