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Left: Moores senior photo in the 1973 Chestnut Burr yearbook. Middle: A headshot of Moore used in a 1994 edition of the Daily Kent Stater. At that point, he was 43 years old and the acting chairman of the Department of Pan-African Studies. Right: Moore’s most recent Kent State headshot. 

KSU community mourns E. Timothy Moore, leader who upheld tradition of empowering Black students

Lyndsey Brennan, The Kent Stater Alex Gray, UHURU Magazine February 23, 2021

E. Timothy Moore, associate dean emeritus in Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus professor of Pan-African Studies, died unexpectedly on Feb. 1 from an aortic dissection, a tear in...

Former congressman Bakari Sellers speaks Jan. 21, 2020.

Former congressman Bakari Sellers discusses racial injustice in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Madisyn Woodring Reporter January 21, 2021

Former South Carolina State Representative Bakari Sellers told viewers of his virtual speech honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. that now is the most divided and divisive time in American history...

American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) delivers his I have a dream speech to participants in the March on Washington, DC on August 28, 1963.

MLK Day encourages service

Toby Lyles and Will Mullery, CNN January 18, 2021

(CNN) -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, although Dr. King was actually born on the 15th of January 1929, 92 years ago.Mrs. Coretta Scott King and musician Stevie...

Master drummer David Coleman (right) and a Kent State student (left) perform an African drum call during the 50th anniversary celebration of Black History month on Feb. 15, 2020.

Kent State celebrates 50 years of Black History Month

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 15, 2020

The 50th anniversary celebration of Black History Month at Kent State honored the four men known for starting the celebration, and those who continue their legacy. In February 1970, two alumni, Carl Gregory...

Film Friday: Black History Month creates a conversation about intersectionality and activism.

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 9, 2020

Who organized the March on Washington? Easy — Martin Luther King Jr., right? Actually, it was his organizer and strategist Bayard Rustin. Rustin was a staple in the Civil Rights Movement and organized...

Keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry speaks during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Kent State on Jan. 24, 2020. Harris-Perry talked about the need for change in the world. 

Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry speaks at annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Molly Adams Diversity Reporter January 24, 2020

Double dutching the way to a beloved community and future Martin Luther King Jr. would dream through the eyes of Melissa Harris Perry.In her keynote speech at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Friday,...

Carley Hull is a senior news major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact her at 

Opinion: Writing to make a difference

Carley Hull February 4, 2015

The publisher Harper announced on Tuesday that “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee will publish her second novel “Go Set a Watchman” on July 14.If you are trying to rack your brain as to...

Marvin Logan is a senior pan-African studies major. Contact him at

Opinion: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Marvin Logan January 22, 2015

As we continue a weeklong celebration of the contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I feel it is necessary to look back on his life. King was more than simply a dream. Today, we seem to...

Kenny Jenkins, a communication Studies major, stops to look at a wall in the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia that shows just a small sample of the thousands of Segregation laws from the Jim Crow Era on Friday, Sept 19, 2014. The list of laws was compiled by the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic site interpretive staff.

Defining the black experience

Matthew Merchant September 21, 2014

At a Chinese restaurant in Big Rapids, Michigan, a group of Kent State students discussed the meaning of “the black experience.”Their waiter, who asked them questions about race and race relations,...

Opinion: Letter to the editor

Joshua Moyer September 17, 2014

I have never penned a letter to the editor in my life. I seldom leave comments on news stories available online. But for once, I feel the need to express myself in a public medium.It’s time that we as...

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