Tag: Civil Rights Heritage Center

Students, staff and faculty required to get COVID-19 vaccine

By: Kate Luce Editor-in-Chief Indiana University announced that students, staff and faculty are required to get the COVID-19 vaccine for the upcoming fall semester.  This announcement will allow for many of the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions and mask requirements to be relaxed throughout all universities.  Everyone is to get their first dose of the vaccine

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Darryl Heller honored for his work at the Civil Rights Heritage Center

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The City of South Bend honored Dr. Darryl Heller, director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center and professor of the Women and Gender Studies department, for Black History Month in February. The city invited Heller for a ceremony to honor many community members for Black History Month. Throughout the month

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The Civil Rights Heritage Center hosts the Poetry Den live via Zoom

By Eva Monhaut Staff-Writer emonhaut@iu.edu Poets and poetry lovers alike, mark the calendars for Sunday, Sept. 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. live via Zoom when the South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center hosts The Poetry Den online. The event is open to the public for anybody who wants to perform or just listen in

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Abortion discussed at Civil Rights Heritage Center

Camden Chaffee Staff Writer Since the landmark Roe V. Wade Supreme Court case in 1972, abortion has become a widely debated topic in the U.S, separating the country into two sects – pro-life and pro-choice. This week, the IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center decided to tackle this subject by pairing a documentary, “Our Bodies Our

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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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