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Martin Luther King Jr.
NIU’s 2014 MLK Service Week will take place the week of Jan. 21. The week will promote civic reflection, community service, equality and diversity awareness throughout campus and in the community. Members of NIU’s MLK Week of Service planning committee were awarded the MLK Day of Service Collegiate Challenge grant for $1,200 from Illinois Campus...
MLK 50th logo
Today is an important one in the history of the United States, because it is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which was the culmination of decades of struggle for human dignity and civil rights in this country.
NIU Center for Black Studies
The NIU Center for Black Studies has scheduled a full slate of events for Black Heritage Month, which this year will observe the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. La Vonne I. Neal, dean of NIU’s College of Education, will explore these central...