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Jan. 28: Hip hop artist, activist to speak at MLK celebration

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Hip hop artist and community activist Jasiri X will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s free, public Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the CUB ballroom.

Program set for King Community Celebration

An address by Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. kicks off the 2007 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration in Pullman and Moscow. The celebration concludes with a speech by Martin Luther King III. Pitts’ address is part of the 9 a.m. Jan. 13 Latah County Human Rights Task Force Breakfast, among […]

WSU prof Sturgeon lauded

A WSU professor was among five honorees winning 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Awards for their outstanding contributions to promoting human rights. Noël Sturgeon, a professor and chair of the Department of Women’s Studies, actively mentors students and consistently teaches the ideals espoused by King inside and outside the classroom, said nominators. She […]

Nominations taken for MLK awards

Nominations will be accepted through Monday, Jan. 10, for the WSU/UI Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Awards. The awards are presented to community members who have demonstrated their commitment to racial harmony and equality in their day-to-day activities and interactions with others.WSU has made the awards since 1988. UI began participating in 2001.The […]