civil rights

CLASH BETWEEN RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES

Event at S.J. Quinney College of Law on Oct. 7 will feature debate that has prompted fiery discussion nationally.


From freedom rider to congressman

Civil rights icon John Lewis’s graphic novels make classroom appearance in anticipation of his campus visit Nov. 10.


2015 LAW COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Roberta Achtenberg to deliver 2015 commencement address at the U’s S.J. Quinney College of Law.


U celebrates Black History Month

The University of Utah’s Black Student Union presents its annual Black History Month with the theme, “Because of them, we can: A celebration of the black experience.”


The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The U presents its 31st annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 17-22. Princeton professor, activist and author Imani Perry will give the week’s keynote address, Jan. 22, where she’ll discuss recent police shootings, the battle of racial inequality and American race relations in the 21st century.