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OPINION | The whitewashing of MLK’s legacy

OPINION | The whitewashing of MLK’s legacy

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter February 7, 2023

The beginning of the year rejuvenates interest in Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., as Jan. 16 marked MLK Day and February is Black History Month, a time in which his achievements as America’s foremost...

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity Inc. leading their annual MLK march. Later on, members led a program in the Student Union Theater.

Alpha Phi Alpha and MISA remember MLK through march and program

Dasyonne Brashear, Yearbook-Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2023

On Jan. 23, the Kappa Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and MISA partnered to host their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March and program. Many students and staff marched alongside...

Bomani Brown, member of the Kappa Nu chapter Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Larry Banks, Vice President of the Kappa Nu chapter, lead the procession, carrying pictures of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March & Program” took place on Monday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. The march started at the Pennington Student Activity Center and was followed by a presentation at the Student Union Theater. The guest speaker was Tyronne Walker, who serves as President of the Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Fraternity hosts march of remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter January 28, 2020

To highlight the legacy of a leader in the civil rights movement, fraternity brothers gathered to lead an annual memorial march. The Kappa Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. collaborated...

Peace, civility and amnesia

Peace, civility and amnesia

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor February 19, 2019

Everyone loves a rebel, so long as it is convenient that is. As we celebrate Black History Month and remember Martin Luther King Jr. and civil disobedience, it appears many people forget how the movement...

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. lead a memorial program for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The program began with a march at 6 p.m. followed by a gathering in the University Center.

In remembrance of the king

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter January 30, 2019

"United we stand, divided we fall." These words echoed among the Pennington Student Activity Center, the pedestrian underpass and the University Center as the memorial program for Dr. Martin Luther...

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