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Civil rights activist shares her story and calls students to action

By Kim North “Violence has no place in this world,” said Joanne Bland while discussing the violence she witnessed during Bloody Sunday and the violence happening to people in America today. Bland gave her speech  at the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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An activist recalls civil rights movement, gives call to action

By Meghan Hosely Civil rights activist Joanne Bland spoke to the Eau Claire community Monday night in Schofield auditorium, giving members a call to action to continue on with the civil rights movement. “Movements are like jigsaw puzzles,” Bland said. … Continue reading

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A civil rights activist called students to action during a lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Monday night.

By Nick Schauer “Movements for social change are like jigsaw puzzles,” Bland said “Everybody represents a piece. Without your piece, the change puzzle would not be complete” Co-founder and former Director of the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute, Joanne … Continue reading

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