The Guilfordian

Cesar Chavez banquet celebrates Farmworkers Awareness Week, labor

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

“It’s ironic that those who till the soil, cultivate and harvest the fruits, vegetables and other foods that fill your tables with abundance, have nothing left for themselves,” read the quote from Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association...

On-site service celebrates MLK

On-site service celebrates MLK

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

January 19, 2018

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” It was a question posed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1957 during a speech in Montgomery, Alabama. A civil rights activist and leader, King consistently encouraged people to engage in service. Now, almost...

50th anniversary of the March on Washington

50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Fifty years after the dream that set us on the path for greater equality, the words and principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. still ring true. Tens of thousands of people from across the country assembled in the nation’s capital this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington...

An unfinished march: Despite social progress, economic equality still elusive

An unfinished march: Despite social progress, economic equality still elusive

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Fifty years ago, Dr. King dreamt. He dreamt of a nation where his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Half a century later, we stand as inheritors of a long-fought battle for justice...