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Correction: Community Invited to “Stand Against Racism” in Unity Chain

The campus and community are invited to a student-organized Stand Against Racism event at 2:30 p.m. and presentation by the Native American activist Jean Whitehorse at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012.

In a unity demonstration, a human chain encircling the Oak Grove will form from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

This Stand Against Racism event is sponsored by the student group Mosaic, which aims to promote equality and bring cultural awareness through discussions and events.

Stand Against Racism is a national movement led by the YWCA.

Whitehorse, a Navajo activist, will present a video and personal narrative titled “Hohzo, The Navajo Way of Thinking” at 4:00 p.m. in the Susquehanna Room, Hadley Union Building.   in McVitty Auditorium, Sprowls Hall. 

Whitehorse addresses issues such as boarding schools, sterilization, relocation, and the American Indian Movement. 

Her presentation is co-sponsored by Mosaic, the Native American Awareness Council, Alpha Kappa Delta sociology honor society, and Environmentally Conscious Organization.

Both events are free and open to the community.