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Selma, Ala., close to home for one civil rights activist

By Justin Dade A participant in the Selma marches of 1965 has belief in the current generation to spark change after speaking of her involvement in the voting rights movement in her speech at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. “When … 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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Former child foot soldier teaches by telling her story

By Kristin McLeod a civil rights activist and former child foot soldier delivered a call to action speech on modern civil rights for students and faculty of UW-Eau Claire as well as members of the Eau Claire community on Monday. … Continue reading

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