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Jan. 19: Public square panel discusses MLK legacy
January 11, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – A panel will consider “Status of the Dream: Does Freedom Ring?” at 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the CUB Butch’s Den (room L60) at Washington State University as part of the observance of national Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Food drive, student projects part of MLK day of service
January 11, 2017

By Erin McIlraith, Center for Civic Engagement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Donations of sustainable, local, organic food for 13 rural Whitman County food pantries will be accepted 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, by Washington State University students at Dissmore’s IGA as part of the national Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Jan. 26: Activist, youth leader to headline MLK celebration
December 1, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

charlene-carruthers-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Charlene A. Carruthers, a community organizer, writer and advocate for racial justice and feminism, will give the free, public , keynote address during Washington State University’s 30th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the CUB senior ballroom.

Submit international civil rights writing by Nov. 28
November 1, 2016

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By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – The new Global Hero Project invites international students at Washington State University to submit an essay or other writing about inspirational civil rights leaders from their countries. The submission deadline is Nov. 28.

Deadline Nov. 26 for MLK service award nominations
October 24, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

MLK-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The deadline is Nov. 26 to make nominations for Washington State University’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Distinguished Service Award.

Jan. 14: ‘Selma’ film kicks off WSU MLK birthday events
January 12, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Selma-Movie-Poster-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A free showing of the film “Selma” will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, in the CUB auditorium to begin Washington State University’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners
January 11, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

MLK-awardeesPULLMAN, Wash. – Yuliya Ardasheva, an education professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and James Bledsoe, a longtime advocate for underrepresented students at WSU Pullman, are among those selected to receive the annual WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award.

Jan. 28: Hip hop artist, activist to speak at MLK celebration
December 8, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Jasiri-X-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Hip hop artist and community activist Jasiri X will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s free, public Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the CUB ballroom.