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Black history teaches us about the past and informs our present

Black history teaches us about the past and informs our present

February 24, 2023

The assassinations of Malcolm X and MLK. The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the Fair Housing Act. The...

Christopher Perez/Guilfordian

Dodge Ram commercial sanitizes MLK’s legacy

Lana Heltzel, Senior Writer February 16, 2018

In 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon preaching the importance of serving one’s community while eschewing the material possessions and advertisements that encourage envy. Entitled,...

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

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...

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