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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Jason Farias

COLUMN: Don’t reduce King’s legacy

Jason Farias, Columnist February 9, 2024

If you reduce your consideration of Black history and the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. to just February, you miss the celebration’s point entirely.  Early versions of Black History Month, first...

Students gather outside of Thomas Hall preparing to march to the MLK Union.

Students come together to honor MLK’s legacy

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 15, 2024

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy and his work to improve civil rights, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. hosted the 37th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil and program. Members of the fraternity...

Nile Hill, a senior management major, leads the march from Thomas Hall to Martin Luther King Jr. University Union in celebration of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.s             36th annual MLK, Jr. vigil and program event on Monday evening.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., honors MLK Day with vigil and ceremony

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 18, 2023

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. vigil and ceremony. The event started at 5 p.m. at Thomas Hall. Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., put sign boards...

Imani Walker, a senior neuroscience major, lights her candle for the 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil outside of Thomas Hall presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.

Candlelight vigil, march honor MLK

Luke Taylor, Multimedia News Editor January 18, 2022

“The narrative that I’m positing about Dr. King is that he did not dream,” Dr. Nathan A. Stephens told his audience Monday night. “He fantasized.” Stephens was the keynote speaker for...

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