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Wednesday night event at Fresno State discusses King-inspired ‘Poor People’s Campaign’

Wednesday marked 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr on April 4, 1968, at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. About 30 members of the SEIU Local 1000 labor union and the California Faculty Association (CFA)  gathered in ...

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MLK remembered through service

For years, Fresno State has embodied what Martin Luther King Jr. Day is all about: service. Fresno State has volunteered 1 million or more community service hours since the 2009-2010 school year. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is part of ...

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African Peoples’ History Month will kick off Wednesday in the Peace Garden

Every February, Black History Month is held across the nation to honor African-American history, and the struggles endured during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

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The legacy of MLK lives on

The phrase “I have a dream” is just a small expression spoken by one man on Aug. 26, 1963.  These four simple words woke a nation, and the echo of them can still be heard today. In remembrance of the civil rights advocate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Fresno State campus was closed Monday.

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