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Editorial: Sanitizing Kings legacy dishonors his core message

Editorial: Sanitizing King’s legacy dishonors his core message

February 1, 2017
In the gaze of white America, King’s legacy starts and stops with his work in the Civil Rights Movement.
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?”
Ithaca College announces keynote for 2017 MLK Week

Ithaca College announces keynote for 2017 MLK Week

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor in Chief January 4, 2017
Russell Rickford, associate professor of history at Cornell University, has been selected to give the keynote address at the 2017 MLK Week.
Community members attend the Black Lives Matter rally at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Feb. 3. Approximately 50 people were in attendance, following a lecture by co-founders of the movement at Cornell University.

Black Lives Matter: Ithaca debuts after rally at local school

By Grace Elletson and Justin Henry February 10, 2016
Following a lecture at Cornell University from the Black Lives Matter co-founders, Black Lives Matter: Ithaca made its debut at a rally at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, attended by about 50 people.
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