Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Liberian women’s rights leader Leymah Gbowee captivated the Northeastern community Thursday evening with an inspiring talk of how she helped change a nation using interfaith collaboration and non-violent activism.
Civil rights activist Julian Bond, who co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and served as chairman of the NAACP for 22 years, died on Saturday at the age of 75. An icon of the civil rights movement, Bond’s work with SNCC was integral in helping to organize student protests, such as sit-ins, in the South…
Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86. The iconic poet and civil rights activist visited campus numerous times over the years, including as commencement speaker, offering words of encouragement and wisdom.