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News Coverage of “A Morning with John Lewis”

“John Lewis Is a Living Legend, and We’d Better Cherish Him While We Can,” The Root, April 16, 2018. “Fifty years after King speech, John Lewis honors his mentor at St. Joe’s,” WHYY, April 16, 2018. “Rep. John Lewis speaks at Saint Joseph’s University,” The Philadelphia Tribune, April 17, 2018.  

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Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., President: Congressman John Lewis to Visit Campus

TO: Faculty, Staff and Students FROM: Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., President RE: Congressman John Lewis to Visit Campus I am pleased to announce that prominent civil rights leader and esteemed Congressman John Lewis (GA) will visit Saint Joseph’s University on Monday, April 16, to deliver an address at 10 a.m., in the Michael J. Hagan ’85…

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Jeanne F. Brady, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs on MLK Jr. 50th Anniversary Commemoration – Thursday, October 26

TO: All Faculty and Staff FROM: Jeanne F. Brady, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs RE: MLK Jr. 50th Anniversary Commemoration – Thursday, October 26  On Thursday, October 26, the University will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to campus in 1967. Please join us for a full day…

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Saint Joseph’s Remembers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On October 26, 1967, a crowd of 3,400 in Saint Joseph’s fieldhouse heard a stirring address by Dr. King.  He criticized the Johnson administration for being more concerned about winning “an unjust war in Vietnam than in winning the war on poverty here at home” and explained the importance of enforcing civil rights legislation, despite…

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