Isabel Wilkerson on the largest U.S. migration

2012-01-26 by News, Sports, and Art

UAA Student Activities presents Pulitzer-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson. In her book, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration,” Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of almost six million black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

This podcast was recorded on Jan. 26, 2012.



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Exploring the principles behind the Occupy Anchorage movement

2012-01-25 by News, Sports, and Art

‘Occupy Anchorage, U.S. and the World’ was a talk offered by Dawn and Mark Bonfield, relaying their experiences as participants in Occupy Anchorage and DC. They discuss the principles behind the movement. This event was held in honor of longtime Anchorage resident and activist, Ruth Sheridan, in honor of her 94th birthday.

This podcast was recorded Jan. 25, 2012.



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UAA student Mya Dale recites MLK, Jr.'s Nobel prize acceptance speech

2012-01-20 by News, Sports, and Art

As part of the kick-off event for Alaska Civil Rights Month at UAA, student Mya Dale recites Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Noble prize acceptance speech.

2012 marks UAA’s 27th year celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and Alaska Civil Rights Month. A time to pay tribute and honor civil rights leaders both past and present. On Thursday, Jan. 19, a Commemoration kickoff was held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Alaska Civil Rights Month.

This podcast was recorded on Jan. 19, 2012



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UAA Kicks off Alaska Civil Rights Month 2012

2012-01-19 by

2012 marks UAA’s 27th year celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and Alaska Civil Rights Month.

Dr. Dewain Lee hosts this kick-off event that includes a proclamation from Chancellor Tom Case, UAA student Mya Dale recites MLK, Jr.’s Nobel prize acceptance speech and words of wisdom from Reverend Alonzo Patterson and our Director of Diversity and Compliance Marva Watson.

This podcast was recorded on Jan. 19, 2012.



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