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A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett

September 19, 2013

Writer Mia McKenzie challenged students in a performance of readings and conscience-raising on Friday, Sept. 13, in a packed Reid Campus Center Coffeehouse. McKenzie discussed what it means to be an ally and asserted that racism will never go away. Slam poetry team Almighty Ink opened with five poems,...

Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Lachlan Johnson

February 27, 2013

Members of the Whitman and Walla Walla community filled the Glover Alston Center on Monday, Feb. 25 to hear storyteller Kathya Alexander speak about the civil rights movement. Drawing on both her personal experience growing up during the civil rights era as well as her work as a writer, actor, poet and playwright, Alexander prese...

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