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Black History Around NYU

Black History Around NYU

Mili Mansaray, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


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Black history is American history, and it is everywhere, including our very own campus.

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Student Organizations Behind MLK Week

Student Organizations Behind MLK Week

Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


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Several student organizations were responsible for the events of this year's MLK week.

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Diversity Talks, Humanitarian Award Highlight of MLK Week

Diversity Talks, Humanitarian Award Highlight of MLK Week

Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU hosted a panel of speakers including Misty Copeland, Karyn Parsons, TJ Holmes and Linda Sarsour as part of NYU MLK Week.

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Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


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Overview of upcoming events on campus in honor of Martin Luther King week.

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Activists discuss MLK, Black Lives Matter

Activists discuss MLK, Black Lives Matter

Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015


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

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President before Sexton leaves legacy

President before Sexton leaves legacy

Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 21, 2014


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L. Jay Oliva, 14th president of NYU, played an integral role in developing the NYU community by encouraging school spirit and introducing the Martin Luther King Scholars Program. He passed away on April 17 at the age of 80 due to undisclosed causes. Martin Lipton, the chair of the Board of Trustees, sent a...

MSNBC host visits NYU, talks racial, economic inequality

MSNBC host visits NYU, talks racial, economic inequality

February 8, 2014


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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...

Professors lauded for promoting ideals of MLK

Professors lauded for promoting ideals  of MLK

February 6, 2014


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Last night, five professors were awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award for their achievement in promoting the ideals of MLK’s teachings. The five professors who received awards included Tisch professor Yemane Demissie, Steinhardt professor Shabnam Javdani, CAS professor Elizabeth OuYang, Silv...

Congressional medalist opens MLK week celebrations

Congressional medalist opens MLK week celebrations

February 5, 2013


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Last night ushered in NYU’s weeklong Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. This week’s theme, 50 Years Forward: The Cost of a Dream Deferred, is meant to facilitate a dialogue about the consequences of not accomplishing social justice, according to Monroe France, director of the NYU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...

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