Marching to keep the dream alive
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:05:51 GMT
Participants of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace March and Vigil pass through a residential area on their way from campus to downtown Mt. Pleasant on Jan 16. Marchers from the Mount Pleasant community gathered Monday afternoon to honor the legacy of a civil rights leader whose dream continues to inspire, decades after his decease.
Redbirds suffer another embarrassing home loss to Drake
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:42:58 GMT
The Illinois State women's basketball team was defeated by the Missouri Valley Conference leader Drake , 87-36, on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena in this year's installment of the annual "We Back Pat" game. Early in the first quarter the game was close.
BSCTC Library Seminar Series to present Kentucky Chautauqua of Jemima Boone -
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:30:35 GMT
The Library Seminar Series and the Diversity Committee at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is proud to present the Kentucky Chautauqua of Betsy Smith as Jemima Boone. This performance will take place on Wednesday, January 25 at 10:50 a.m. in the Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg campus of BSCTC.
Democrats not attending Trump's inauguration
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:16:53 GMT
More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have now said they will not attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday US President-elect Donald Trump waves toward the media after meeting Martin Luther King III at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017. AFP Photo / Dominick Reuter More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have now said they will not attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest at Trump's attack on civil rights icon John Lewis and others.
Three arrested near North Dakota pipeline protest site
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:14:29 GMT
Three protesters were arrested on Monday for trespassing along the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site, police said, where a fierce months-long demonstration has unfolded against the building of a multibillion-dollar pipeline. The site of the $3.8 billion project in southern North Dakota had been the scene of demonstrations by Native Americans and environmentalists, who say the pipeline would damage sacred lands and any leaks could pollute the water supply of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
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