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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

A civil rights demonstration in Chicago in support of fair housing.

Viewing the Civil Rights Movement in color

Josephine Stratman, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

The Black Lives Matter Movement has sparked debate about race and racism in the U.S., and social media has been instrumental in driving those conversations.  One popular claim circulating the internet...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91 yesterday.

DePaul honors MLK with Prayer Breakfast

Olivia Wageman, Contributing Writer January 22, 2020

DePaul University hosted its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, which included a step performance, live poetry and keynote speaker LaTosha Brown. DePaul officially made...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91 yesterday.

Community theatre celebrates MLK Jr.’s legacy as civil servant and peace advocate

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor January 20, 2020

The Writers Theatre’s 14th tour of the MLK Project: Fight for Civil Rights kicked off at the Chicago History Museum’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration this past Monday Jan. 20. The one-woman...

A visitor looks over drafts of King’s letters in the exhibition about his time in Chicago.

Chicago reflects on King more than 50 years after Marquette Park violence

Patsy Newitt and Mackenzie Murtaugh January 20, 2020

In an all-white Marquette Park on Aug. 5, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr. was struck by a rock while protesting housing segregation. The civil rights leader and his supporters were met with extreme hostility...

Horace Hall, left, associate professor in the College of Education at DePaul University and civil rights leader, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., kick off a discussion at DePaul University.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, DePaul community honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

April Lane and Yazmin Dominguez January 18, 2018

DePaul hosted activist, politician and local organizer, Reverend Jesse Jackson on Tuesday, Jan. 16 with a prayer breakfast in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day As part of the President’s...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King at DePaul and Chicago

Louisa Fuentes January 25, 2015

Who would have thought that what started as a speech in August of 1963 to reach 250,000 viewers, would later become one of the most known and powerful speeches around the world? Last week, a series of...

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