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On Feb 25, 2021, University of Utah professor William Smith gave a presentation to Weber State on the education of Black History and why it is needed in society today. (ISRAEL CAMPA/The Signpost)

A discussion of scientific racism and racial battle fatigue

Kierstynn King March 1, 2021

University of Utah professor William Smith posed two questions during his virtual speech on Black History Month on Feb. 23: "Why do we need Black History Month?" and "Why do we need Black history?" The...

Ibram X. Kendi joins WSU President Brad Mortensen over Zoom to discuss antiracism. (Lissete Landaverde // The Signpost)

Ibram X. Kendi talks antiracist activism

Lissete Landaverde January 20, 2021

Weber State University hosted a Zoom webinar with author and antiracist activist Ibram X. Kendi and President Brad Mortensen on Jan. 13. The two discussed how to be antiracist and celebrate Martin Luther...

The Operation Toussaint documentary film follows Tim Ballard in an undercover mission in Haiti to rescue sex trafficking victims. (Courtesy of Operation Underground Railroad)

Operation Underground Railroad working to take down human trafficking

Ally Nelson November 18, 2020

The human trafficking industry makes roughly $32 billion each year, according to Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. The Polaris Project, the organization that handles the U.S. National Human Trafficking...

In the past, Alzheimers Foundation of America has been able to hold their educational conferences in person. (Courtesy of AFA)

Educating America about Alzheimer’s disease

Kierstynn King November 2, 2020

November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, and on Nov. 10, The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free, virtual, educational conference for Utah residents as part of its national Educating...

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