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Jan. 15-16: Award-winning play imagines Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

The Mountaintop posterPULLMAN, Wash. – Acclaimed radio theatre company L.A. Theatre Works will present Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop,” 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at WSU’s Jones Theatre. » More …

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

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. » More …

Submit international civil rights writing by Nov. 28

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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. » More …

Jan. 14: ‘Selma’ film kicks off WSU MLK birthday events

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. » More …

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners

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. » More …

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

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. » More …