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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden recognized Juneteenth as a national holiday.

WSU honors Juneteenth across campuses

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter June 17, 2022

To honor the first state and federal recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day as a national holiday, WSU will shut down on Monday.  Juneteenth marks the anniversary of news of the Civil...

Panelists Mark OEnglish, Sylvia Bullock and Amir Gilmore discuss the history of holidays at WSU and how to celebrate them in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner.

CCE hosts history of holidays discussion panel

Nick Gibson, Evergreen roots editor September 16, 2021

On Sept. 14, the Center for Civic Engagement held their first Public Square event of the school year, “Holidays at WSU: Thanksgiving to Juneteenth.”  The Public Square initiative is an ongoing...

Intersectionality refers to the intersections between our many social identities.

Normalizing intersectionality only way to facilitate lasting social change

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor June 21, 2021

In the month of June, Americans observe two major celebrations of victories for social justice. The first is Pride month, the month-long celebration of queer liberation that commemorates the Stonewall...

The organization has no formal leaders or membership requirements, just community members advocating for racial justice.

Palouse CORE to commemorate Juneteenth this weekend

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 18, 2021

The Palouse Council on Racial Equity will honor Juneteenth at 6 p.m on Saturday at Paradise Creek Brewery in the Trailside Taproom.  Juneteenth recognizes the day African American slaves learned they...

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