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History inspires annual diversity forum

September 26, 2012

  During the summer of 1964, poll taxes, voter ID laws and death threats prevented people from exercising their right to vote. The Freedom Summer Campaign, a group made up mostly of students, traveled to Mississippi in 1964 to register as many African American voters as possible. The campaign...

Young Auditorium offers ‘sweet’ performance

September 26, 2012

Students and community members will get the chance to experience a variety of musical genres during Sweet Honey in the Rock’s performance as part of the campus’s annual Diversity Forum. Leslie LaMuro, the marketing director for the Young Auditorium, said students who attend the concert will learn...

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