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Ruby Bridges, civil rights activist, spoke to the WSU community on Feb. 18. Bridges was the little girl depicted in Norman Rockwells painting of the beginning of the desegregation of local schools in Louisiana in 1960. Photo credit: Weber State University

A walk back in history with Ruby Bridges

Lissete Landaverde February 22, 2021

In a webinar held by Weber State University for Black History Month, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her story with the community over Zoom on Feb. 18. At six years old, Bridges was one of the...

5 fun facts about Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20, 2015

Defying stereotypes and discrimination, Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t just take part in the civil rights movement. He helped lead the way. With his “I Have a Dream” speech, King’s legacy would...

Who is Cesar Chavez?

October 18, 2014

Hispanic Heritage Month is over, but it's never too late to honor one of history’s most dynamic Hispanic-American activists, Cesar Chavez. A key player in the Latino civil rights movement, Chavez...

WSU hosts 24th annual Juneteenth festival

June 17, 2013

For the first time at Weber State University, Project Success Inc. — an Ogden-based, nonprofit community learning center — put on the 24th annual Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival on Saturday. The...

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