MLK keynote encourages curiosity over judgement in approaching racism

January 22, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to approaching racism, Brittany Packnett’s message is simple: We must all bend the moral arc toward justice. Students and faculty attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on campus Jan. 16, where Packnett, the keynote speaker of the two-day event, spoke on racism and ways to break false beliefs. Packnett, an activist, […]

Commemoration to MLK calls students to action

January 19, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 25th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration took place on Jan. 16-17 in the Ragan Theatre to discuss the legacy of King with the purpose of uniting campus and community voices. President of the Black Student Union, Stormey Nielsen, gave the opening remarks followed by a musical number by Luseane Pasa, student in the […]

The Dream turns 50

February 4, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Commemorating the 50-year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famed “I have a Dream” speech, UVU hosted King’s speechwriter Dr. Clarence B. Jones on Jan. 24.

Realizing the dream

January 11, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheryl and Linda Brown were just children when their father joined twelve other families led by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the Brown v. Board of Education lawsuit on behalf of their children. In the 55 years since the lawsuit the sisters have remained involved in a civil rights […]