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Author enhances knowledge on post-traumatic slave syndrome

By Diamond Jones, Daily Egyptian

March 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

While many students have learned about slavery in the context of the 19th century, a respected historian visited campus to talk about its effects on contemporary black people. The second week of the university's celebration of...

SIU students join in the effort to help Flint

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

February 17, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

University students have collected nearly 200 bottles of water to help residents in Flint, Mich., during its water crisis. SIU's NAACP chapter president Ciara Maxwell, a senior from Memphis, Tenn. studying exercise science, s...

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January 18, 2016

Tragedies drive fight against inequality

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Talk of racial equality sounded through SIU’s Student Center auditorium Tuesday evening.John Gaskin III—NAACP’s youngest member on the national board of directors—along with SIU President Randy Dunn and various leaders of ...

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