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THE ITHACAN

Keynote speaker Russell Rickford, associate professor in the Department of History at Cornell University, discussed how Kings legacy was transformed from the radical activist he was to a more tame icon of the civil rights movement.

Ithaca College celebrates MLK’s roots

By Ben Kaplan and Meaghan McElroy January 25, 2017
The events of this year’s celebration are centered around “the ultimate weakness of violence,” a topic taken from King’s last book, “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?”
Students spend time with the elderly Jan. 24 in Cayuga Ridge as a part of the MLK Day of Service. Students also volunteered at other locations, including The Salvation Army and the Family Reading Partnership.

Students celebrate MLK with day of service in Ithaca area

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer January 28, 2015
On Jan. 24, Ithaca College students participated in the MLK day of service by volunteering at organizations in the Ithaca College community.
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