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Black History Month: Debating Reparations

By Tai-Rece Basey LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – As part of Black History Month, LU political science professor Dr. Darius Watson presented “Debating Reparations” in Page Library. The presentation opened with the history behind the idea of “40 acres and a mule,” … Continue reading

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Missouri bill seeks to ban certain adult-themed novels

By Mar’Che Boggess JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) has proposed HR 2044, a bill that intends to bar libraries from keeping books with “age-inappropriate” material in stock. Under the bill, panels of elected parents would evaluate whether … Continue reading

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Lucile Bluford gets her day

Her fight for equality led to big changes, and a journalism program at LU By Isis McCully JEFFERSON CITY – The woman who changed journalism for African-Americans has her own day of celebration. Lucile H. Bluford was a famous journalist … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Beyonce’s Homecoming and HBCUs

By Keishera Lately LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – On Monday Feb. 17, 2020 Dr. Mick Brewer hosted a Black History Month lecture, “Beyonce’s Homecoming and HBCUs: Embracing the past to chart the future of black feminism” in MLK 106. The talk was … Continue reading

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Women’s Suffrage: Celebrating 100 Years

By Amoni Lewis and Marche Boggess This year marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. The amendment was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, and ratified two months later, granting women the right to vote. … Continue reading

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Development through Internship: My Story

By: Amoni Lewis As a journalism major at Lincoln University, I am required to complete a professional internship. In the spring of 2020, I began working at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, a Jefferson City-based non-profit organization supporting and enhancing … Continue reading

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Sanders rallies supporters in Rapid City

By Landon Bernskoetter CEDAR RAPIDS – The Democratic presidential race is in full swing, with Iowa turning into a virtual battlefield among a handful of hopefuls. Bernie Sanders held a rally in the US Cellular Center on Saturday – two … Continue reading

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