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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

OPINION: Letter to the editor MLK

Over the years, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become one of the most revered and lionized figures in American history. In fact, according to a 1999 Gallup poll, Dr. King was the second most admired figure...

Kent State students remember Martin Luther King Jr.

Jesse Gettemy January 31, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential social activist who played an important role in the American civil rights movement. He was inspired by advocates of nonviolence, which sparked his desire to achieve...

DEI Hosts MLK Extravaganza

Lauren Rathmell January 31, 2016

As Kent State's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. came to end, the university's Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a final event to honor the civil rights activist and his legacy.The...

Photo courtesy of David LaBelle 

The man who chauffeured Martin Luther King remembers him as a ‘true disciple of non-violence’

Stephanie Martoccia January 27, 2016

The man who, as a college student, drove Martin Luther King Jr. to a multitude of events of the civil rights movement in the '60s, said students need to know more about the struggles, values and philosophy...

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks during the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 28, 1963.

With Confederate flag gone, King Day rally shifts focus

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press January 18, 2016

For the first time in 17 years, civil rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a long shadow...

Cristal Christian (left) and Robert Branch (right) rehearse scenes from the play, The Mountaintop, on Wedneday, Sept. 23, 2015.  

Casting of white MLK in ‘The Mountaintop’ play sparks national outrage

Hannah Armenta November 11, 2015

Controversy over the casting of a white actor to play Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a Kent State production of “The Mountaintop” has been ignited in the national media after the playwright spoke out...

Cristal Christian (left) and Robert Branch (right) rehearse scenes from the play, The Mountaintop, on Wedneday, Sept. 23, 2015.  

Our View: Where’s the buzz?

Stater Editors November 11, 2015

In late August, Kent State released a press release announcing Pan-African Studies was set to present a play called “The Mountaintop.” The most important aspect of this release was the unveiling of...

Cristal Christian (left) and Robert Branch (right) rehearse scenes from the play, The Mountaintop, on Wedneday, Sept. 23, 2015.  

Pan-African Studies premieres MLK play

Itzzy Leon September 23, 2015

The Kent State Pan-African Studies department will premiere its stage play “The Mountaintop” on Sept. 25 at 8 p.m."The Mountaintop," by Katori Hall, is about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last night...

“I honor it every day by being the best person I can, and being able to reach a higher goal than almost anyone else in my family.”

KSU ‘honors the dream’ for MLK Jr. Day

Kara Taylor January 16, 2014

Some believe his dream is still alive, others believe it has been forgotten, and some do not know anything past his famous line “I have a dream”.On Monday, the nation will honor the memory of the man...

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