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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Zoom screen featuring five Alpha Phi Alpha members each holding a tall, lit candle. Rev. Kristen Perez is on the bottom right, leading the vigil. The photo is bordered with three candlesticks.

Dr. Jeffrey Sterling discusses NU’s racist history, encourages Black leaders in the community to speak up at MLK Candlelight Vigil

January 17, 2022

Northwestern’s Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week kicked off today with the annual MLK Candlelight Vigil featuring speaker Dr. Jeffrey Sterling (Weinberg ’85).  The hourlong virtual event, hosted...

Civil rights activist Benjamin Chavis Jr. speaks at an annual vigil honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Chavis said King was a leader who willingly helped others despite his high-profile status

Activist who worked with Martin Luther King Jr. calls for ‘political justice’

January 22, 2019

During a Monday night vigil honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, civil rights activist Benjamin Chavis Jr. fondly recalled King offering to help him put up fliers, despite his high-profile status. “When...

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