The Guilfordian

On-site service celebrates MLK

University of North Carolina at Greensboro junior Caressa Wilson begins working on a suncatcher which will be given to the Children’s Home Society along with others made during the 2018 MLK Day of Service. Photo By Praveena Somasundaram/The Guilfordian

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...

Outside the lines: a reflection on Bayard Rustin’s life and work

Kevin Engle, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, A. Philip Randolph, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington. Every year, we celebrate these civil rights leaders who were courageous enough to look oppression in the face and fight for justice. We often forget one man whose vision helped shape the civil rights ...