The Seahawk

How Martin Luther King Jr. inspires us to take care of ourselves

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. graces the east mall of the University of Texas in Austin. On Monday, people will gather in honor of King's birthday. [RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

On Jan. 23, UNC Wilmington hosted a commemoration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker for this gathering was Susan Taylor, the former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, a publication dedicated to the celebration and divinity of black women. Taylor curated the magazine into the popular...

NC Poet Laureate speaks at College of Education

Dr. Tiffany Gilbert, left, and Jacki Shelton Green, right, at Green's Q&A forum at the Watson College of Education on Wednesday.

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

February 14, 2019

“What is the geography inside of us? What are the containers we are writing out of or building art from inside of us?” North Carolina Poet Laureate Jacki Shelton Green spoke on Wednesday at UNC Wilmington’s Watson College of Education in a Q&A style forum session. The event was sponsored...

The news site of UNC Wilmington
Civil Rights