Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted its Martin Luther King luncheon and awards Wednesday, following its first Black Lives Matter conference discussing the beginnings of the movement and issues of race relations in America. At the ceremony, performers included the SIUE Black Theater Workshop and Gospel Choir, and the keynote speaker was Rev. Traci Blackmon of Christ the King Church in Florissant, Mo. edonald@bnd.com
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted its Martin Luther King luncheon and awards Wednesday, following its first Black Lives Matter conference discussing the beginnings of the movement and issues of race relations in America. At the ceremony, performers included the SIUE Black Theater Workshop and Gospel Choir, and the keynote speaker was Rev. Traci Blackmon of Christ the King Church in Florissant, Mo. edonald@bnd.com

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‘Voices of the unheard’ echo at SIUE’s Black Lives Matter conference

January 21, 2016 9:42 AM

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