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LEGACY—For NMUs MLK Day of Service, participants met outside of Forest Roberts Theatre before marching through campus together towards The Lodge holding a banner showcasing Kings message.

MLK Day of Service features guest speaker, community service projects

Harry Stine, Contributing Writer January 19, 2022
NMU held its annual MLK Day of Service gathering on Monday in the snowy weather to stand in solidarity and remembrance on the holiday. Featured on the day were service projects and a keynote speaker.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Opinion—A reflection on MLK Day, white America

Lucas Beck January 26, 2021
As another Martin Luther King Day passes, I am struggling with the images and messages I see from white Americans, like myself, celebrating the resilience, the strength and the victories of Dr. King without acknowledging that much of white America reacted with bitter hatred and violence toward Dr. King and the movement he helped lead.

NMU students participate in the March for Equality at last year’s MLK Day celebration that occurs each year on campus. NMU has been honoring MLK’s legacy with marches and vigils since his assassination in the 60s.

Students unite to remember MLK Jr.

Kara Toay January 18, 2018

Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered for a day of events ranging from a march, poetry readings and other activities in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 15. The...

Participate in MLK Day events

Shaina James January 17, 2013

NMU’s decision to designate Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a university holiday is a welcome one, though it lagged behind the federal government by almost 30 years. That is not to say Northern is the...

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