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New Stuff Tuesday — August 29, 2017

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest By Zeynep Tufekci HM742 .T84 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Zeynep Tufekci, a information scientist and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about 21st-century protests and social media technology in … 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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Remember Kent State

“4 Kent State Students Killed by Troops.” That was the headline on the front page of the New York Times on May 5, 1970. The shootings occurred on May 4—forty years ago today. Two of the students were women, two … Continue reading

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