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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … Continue reading

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Andersen Library’s MLK weekend hours, UWW MLK event (Jan 27)

On January 15th, in 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was designated a federal holiday in 1983. Many people and organizations use it as a day of service. … Continue reading

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The Voting Rights Act (MLK, Jr. Commemorative Event) – Jan. 28

Deuel Ross, Fried Frank Fellow for the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, will talk about the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Wed., Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the UC Hamilton Room. This is UWW’s 29th annual Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Andersen Library’s MLK weekend hours, UWW MLK event

Andersen Library will be closed Sat. Jan. 17-Mon. Jan. 19 (Winterim ends on Jan. 16th, and it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday the 19th). Spring Semester hours will start on Tues., Jan. 20th, at 7:30 a.m. Please plan … Continue reading

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MLK commemorative event Jan. 23

Rodney Slater will deliver the keynote address at UWW’s 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Event. Please join the campus community at this event on Wed., Jan. 23, at 3:30pm in the UC’s Hamilton Center. Mr. Slater, partner at … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 24

New York Times v Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press by Kermit Hall & Melvin Urofsky KF228 .N4 H35 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor The recent political scene, compounded by the fact that it’s an election year, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 12

In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark by Martha Minow KF4155 .M56 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor Whenever I log onto Campus Research to look for court cases, I notice the quick links on the left to seminal … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 10

From the Closet to the Courtroom: Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits That Have Changed Our Nation by Carlos Ball KF4754.5 .A53 B35 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor Given that last week’s landmark decision made in California, I thought that this … Continue reading

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100 years of the NAACP

The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was organized in February 1909. That’s right–this year we can look back on 100 years of hard work by this organization. If you’d like to learn more, your University’s Library can help. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 30

Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times by Amy & David Goodman JK1759 .G585 2008 New Book Island, 2nd floor Back in March, I highlighted a new book on the topic of the violation of civil liberties … Continue reading

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