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NPR TV critic Eric Deggans decodes the media’s coverage of race and culture during presentation at WVU Parkersburg on Feb. 25

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The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host National Public Radio (NPR) television critic Eric Deggans on Monday, Feb. 25 from 12:15-1 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The presentation, “Building Bridges Instead of Walls: Decoding

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Community faith leaders to join Fairness West Virginia for panel discussion at WVU Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host a “Faith is Fairness” panel discussion sponsored by Fairness West Virginia on Monday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event is free and open

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg to host writer, speaker and LGBTQ advocate Shane Bitney Crone on Feb. 14

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The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee will host Shane Bitney Crone, writer, speaker and LGBTQ advocate on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 12:15 – 1 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The event, made possible by Higher

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Harry Belafonte’s daughter served as guest speaker at WVU Parkersburg’s Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration program

West Virginia University at Parkersburg held a program commemorating the life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 12:15 p.m. in the college theater (room 1305). The program was sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice

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WVU Parkersburg to host Dr. Cris Mayo for transgender awareness training on Nov. 26

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies, on Monday, Nov. 26 for two transgender awareness training sessions. Both trainings, sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee, are free and

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