Tag: Civil Rights Heritage Center

“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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African American Landmark Tour brings South Bend history to life

By: BRIDGET JOHNSON Staff Writer The Civil Rights Heritage Center offers a tour of local African American landmarks in South Bend. Tour stops include eighteen locations that are important to South Bend’s civil rights history. Beginning at the Natatorium, guests can pick up a pamphlet and tour map. The Natatorium itself is a civil rights

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