Tag: Civil Rights Heritage Center

The Michiana Women Leaders Inc. celebrated Women’s Equality Day at the Civil Rights Heritage Center

By: TAYLOR HILL Staff Writer tarehill@iu.edu Women and supporters in the Michiana area flooded the Civil Rights Heritage Center on the evening of Monday, August 26. Some may recognize this date as Women’s Equality Day. The Michiana Women Leaders Inc. (MWL) used this day to honor women in our community who have impacted others through

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Upcoming exhibit showcases “Ability” at Civil Rights Heritage Center

By: HENRY FREESE Staff Writer hefreese@iu.edu The art exhibit, “Ability,” was created to help eliminate the negative stigmas associated with people with disabilities, especially students. In its third year, it has expanded to include artwork from community members. The Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC), in connection the Office of Disability Support Services (ODSS) at IU

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“Screaming Queens” documentary

By: BRENDAN MCDANIAL On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Civil Rights Heritage Center at IU South Bend had a showing of the film “Screaming Queens” to celebrate 2018 Transgender Awareness Month. It had been part of an ongoing series at the Center, in which films relating to current hot-button civil rights issues were shown, followed by

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Book banning, objectivity central to talk given by David Detmer

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Book banning is generally a dangerous practice. While it is important to be aware of potentially controversial or objectionable content that enters print, the act of having a government official or agency attempting to prevent its existence draws close to overstepping the right to freedom of expression granted by the

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IUSB and South Bend share historic landmark, redefine public

By: TANNIA JOHNSON Staff Writer A building once known for division has defined its role. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, an event celebrating IU South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) becoming a historic landmark took place featuring remarks from major influences in the city including South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and IU South Bend Interim

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Community to celebrate Day of the Dead

By: TYRA BAHNEY Staff Writer @tyrabahney There will be an exhibition and celebration in honor of Día de los Muertos on Nov. 2 at both the Civil Rights Heritage Center and the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at both locations. The Notre Dame Center

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Black History Month Events

Civil Rights Heritage Center #BLACKHISTORYMATTERS – Bring your family’s historic photographs and documents for scanning and saving. February 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Say It Loud, Say It Often – An evening of music, poetry and spoken word art – open mic poets welcome. February 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Celebrating Malcolm X – An event honoring the life

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Diversity in Film series addresses German immigration

By: BRIDGET JOHNSON Staff Writer Is being born in Germany enough to make a person German? The Diversity in Film series at IUSB is exploring German identification and immigration struggles. The Civil Rights Heritage Center and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are sponsoring the events. On Jan. 27, they kicked off the series of

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