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USI's Mandela Social Justice Day

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...

Letter to the Editor: Recognizing significance in USI events

Sarah Doerr February 11, 2020

I was incredibly disappointed to see prominent members of USI’s faculty and staff hunched over their phones while sitting in reserved seating at Angela Davis’s Mandela Day address.   Certainly,...

Angela Davis inspires social awareness in students

Angela Davis inspires social awareness in students

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

The turnout for Dr. Angela Davis’s speech was great. A live-stream was set up for those who weren't able to sit in Carter Hall due to overcrowding.  It was impressive to see how many people in the...

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