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New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News

An event paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. was held in Washington Square Park Tuesday night on the 50th anniversary of his last speech.

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

You say you want a revolution? Well, the counterculture movement is back, alive and well in Gottesman Exhibition Hall. Tensions surrounding race, politics and sex are captured through various mediums of art exclusively at the New York Public Library.

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

Express Indignation Through Love, not Hate

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump is a vile demagogue whose behavior has warranted a hateful response, but it is impossible to be legitimately productive if we continue to find solidarity in hate.

Activists discuss MLK, Black Lives Matter

Activists discuss MLK, Black Lives Matter

By Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015


Filed under News

Guests discuss the costs of failing to realize the dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. fifty years ago.

MSNBC host visits NYU, talks racial, economic inequality

MSNBC host visits NYU, talks racial, economic inequality

February 8, 2014


Filed under News

Students, administrators and members of the NYU community gathered in the Kimmel Center for University Life on Feb. 6 to hear a discussion about courage in the lives of Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights activists as a part of the university’s ninth annual MLK Week. Monroe France, assistant vice president of student d...