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Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates 25 years

This year UNCW's Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates its 25 anniversary.

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

September 14, 2020

This year UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates its 25 anniversary. The Upperman Center is a place of support, education and advocacy for Black students at the university. 

Bernice King’s visit to UNCW makes impact on community members

Bernice King the chief executive officer of the King Center was the keynote speaker for UNCW's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration January 22, 2016 at Kenan Auditorium. Dr. King received the Key to Wilmington City from Mayor Bill Saffo and autographed books after her speech. 

Samantha Lavin | Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2016

Following in her parents’ footsteps, Bernice A. King spoke to an audience in UNC Wilmington's Kenan Auditorium on Jan. 22, and brought up a multitude of topics inspired by her father Martin Luther King Jr.'s teachings.King is the youngest child of civil rights activists Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King Jr. She spo...

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