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Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

A crowd of over 500 people braved the rainy weather Thursday night to hear Ambassador Andrew Young speak in Savage Arena for the tenth anniversary of the Edward Shapiro Lecture Series, presented by the College of Arts and Letters. Young is a Civil Rights icon, former UN Ambassador and former mayor of...

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under News

  The Edwards Shapiro Distinguished Lecture Series will welcome Civil Rights icon and former UN Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at Savage Arena Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7pm. “This year’s Shapiro lecture features Andrew Young, a living legend in the struggle for racial and social justice...

From Birmingham to Ferguson

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

Not much can stay the same over 50 years, and civil rights activism is not immune to change — but what’s the difference between Black Lives Matter and the plain old civil rights movement? Is it really just a hashtag? University of Toledo history instructor Jason Jordan said it’s not so simple....

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