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The Immortal (Musical) Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

The Immortal  (Musical) Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke and other musicians transformed people’s experiences into powerful rallies for justice during the Civil Rights Movement.

Bobst Exhibits History of Political Activism at NYU

Bobst Exhibits History of Political Activism at NYU

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

“Narrative and Counternarrative: (Re)defining the 1960’s” displays stories, photographs and mementos from the various revolutions that occurred right on NYU's campus throughout the ‘60s.

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

By Justine Morris, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

An NYU professor discussed how she taught the American civil rights movement to students in Turkey.