social justice

Interfaith Service Honors Martin Luther King Jr., Continues Fight for Equality

Gloria Dei Church packed with all faith backgrounds honoring Rev. Dr. King.

DULUTH, Minn.- The kickoff to Duluth’s events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. was an interfaith service honoring the work of freedom fighters of the past, with performances by youth continuing the fight in the future. “We’re still remembering the words of him 60 years later,” said Salaam Witherspoon, Chair of the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. “We’re still asking for…

Social Justice Speaker Comes to UMD

Janaya Khan talked about social justice and equity Wednesday afternoon

DULUTH, Minn.- UMD hosted a special speaker today, who talked about social justice and equity. The featured speaker was Janaya Khan. She’s described as a black queer gender-non-conforming activist and social justice educator. An organizer at UMD says it’s important to listen. Sean Bedard-Park, Accreditation Director at UMD said “we have people who take sides, and we aren’t often willing…