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Northwestern professors sign letter in support of black students

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

December 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Six Northwestern faculty members have joined black professors across the United States in signing a letter of solidarity with black students. The letter, titled “An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter,” addressed racism against black students and promised support from...

Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks at Northwestern about activism

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

More than two years after Trayvon Martin's death, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, spoke Tuesday at Northwestern about her work to create positive change after her son's death. “To me, Trayvon was used as a symbol to bring...