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Portrait of Aeriel and Kyle Ashlee
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Social justice presentation is Sept. 1
Presenters Aeriel and Kyle Ashlee will share their different life experiences in order to help people understand how stories can have power to create social change at 12:00 p.m. on Sept. 1 in the Nebraska Union. They will speak about their ideas presented in the book “VITAL: A Torch for Your Social Justice Journey.” Read more about this event
Bree Newsome portrait photo
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Tearing Hatred from the Sky with Bree Newsome
Bree Newsome, a filmmaker and activist who who climbed the 30-foot flagpole at the South Carolina state capitol in June 2015 and brought down the Confederate flag, will deliver her talk titled Tearing Hatred from the Sky at 7:30 p.m. on September 1 in the Nebraska Union. Read more about this event
Courtesy image of the skyline of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Friday, July 22, 2016 Combs: Baton Rouge brings home ongoing racial struggles
Michael Combs, UNL political science professor and Baton Rouge native, finds two important lessons in the events of recent weeks: That the people of the United States need to understand the nuanced nature of race and to intentionally fight racism – and that violence and cruelty are not the answer. Combs is the co-author of a textbook on civil liberties and the U.S. Supreme Court and numerous articles focusing on race and its impact on public policy and public opinion. Read more about Combs's observations
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