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Posted by Deborah Gonzalez
01/25/2017 at 05:14 PM
I marched for women's rights. I marched for immigrants’ rights. I marched for equality for all.   These were but a few reasons why I marched in the Women's March on Washington.   I was impressed by the diversity of the people who were in D.C.  They were old and young, disabled and healthy, white, yellow, and brown. They were male, female and transgender, straight and gay.  They came from far and wide -- from California, Maine, Connecticut, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Alabama, to name a few.  They rode in buses to D.C.  from just a few hours to...
Posted by Michael Bowden
01/19/2017 at 06:00 PM
RWU Law presents a rare chance to meet a counselor to a United States President and Vice President. Don Graves -- who served as deputy assistant to President Barack Obama and counselor to Vice President Joe Biden -- will be the keynote speaker for the school’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 4:00 p.m. RWU Law, Appellate Courtroom, Rm. 283. Don't miss it! Don Graves served as Deputy Assistant to President Obama, as well as Counselor to Vice President Biden. He was also Biden’s Domestic and Economic Policy Director – providing advice on a range of policy...
Posted by David Logan
01/17/2017 at 12:24 PM
As we observe our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week here at RWU Law, I find myself reflecting upon a transformational experience I had four years ago when I marched with more than 250 people, including 30 members of Congress, on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Selma, Ala., marking the 48th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. Particularly in light of Congressman John Lewis’s recent statements about the pending Trump presidency (and President-elect Trump’s responses to those statements), the events surrounding that anniversary march seem more pertinent today than ever...