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Students to visit civil rights sites over spring break

By Samuel Cheung March 9, 2016

A little over 50 years ago, students and civil rights leaders attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery in protest of discrimination against African-Americans. Now nearly half a century later, students...

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.

Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

By Ariana Conner April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

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