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‘Green Book’ a simplistic, but enjoyable ride

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in Green Book (2018)

Brian Lang, Film Critic

January 30, 2019

During the Jim Crow era, African-American travelers in the South were unwelcome in many hotels, restaurants and even some towns after sunset. They were aided by a small, pamphlet called “The Green Book,” which published places where they could find friendly places to rest and eat. Director Peter Far...

Administrators honor first African American students

Syreeta Greene, director of equity inclusion and multicultural affairs, University President Suzanne Shipley and Keith Lamb, vice president of sutdent affairs and enrollment management, unveil the bench in the Clark Student Center Comanche Room that is dedicated to the group of African American students who first attended and fought to be at Midwestern State University, Friday Feb. 23, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

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February 24, 2018

To honor the first African American students who attended MSU in 1954, administrators hosted a ceremony in which they dedicated a bench to the alumni in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites on Feb 23. Syreeta Greene, director of the office of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, sa...

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