All posts tagged "Greg Fischer"

  • Charlottesville attack spark fresh controversy to Confederate statue removal

    By Janet Dake — A Neo Nazi protest in Charlottesville, Virginia has fueled a growing controversy across the country about removing Confederate monuments. On Aug. 12, a  “Unite the Right” rally to protest the removal of a...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • Students protest hate speech on campus
    A year in protest: Activism at U of L

    By Shelby Brown– U of L students’ hectic year was marked by activism. From die-ins to marches, students made their voices heard in Louisville. The Cardinal looks back on 2016-2017 student protests. Black Lives Matter More than 200 students...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • “A Muslim Marine” examines intersecting identities

    By Shelby Brown— U of L’s Engage Lead Serve Board hosted “The Muslim Marine” Mansoor Shams March 21. Shams travels across the country to speak his time in the U.S. Marine Corps as an American Muslim. “You...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Muhammad Ali Rally, Sarah Rohleder
    Thousands in Louisville denounce Trump’s immigration ban

    By Richard Allen— “This is America. This is our America, regardless of who’s in the oval office,” Kimberly Mohammed, a U.S. Army veteran who volunteers with the Kentucky Refugee Ministries, said.  Mohammed was one of over 5,000...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Confederate statue drama continues

    By Phillip Lentsch– After all of the controversy the University of Louisville faced during the early months of 2016, the removal of the Confederate statue on U of L’s campus only fanned the flames. On April 29, city...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Students greeted by Confederate eyesore

    By Nick Amon — As the fall semester approaches and the majority of us are faced with the usually overcrowded sidewalks, long food lines and annoyingly redundant syllabus explanations, the sense of familiarity can be a tad...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
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  • Protestors form around Confederate monument

    By Sam Draut– Hours after U of L and city officials announced the removal of the Confederate monument on Third Street, a handful of protesters formed around the statue in the night. One protester held a poster reading “Racist...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Latinos’ status in Louisville discussed in forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — More than 100 city leaders, students and citizens gathered to learn about the status and future of Latinos in Louisville March 5. Despite October’s Sombrerogate and the diversity talks that followed, President James...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    President brings economic message to Louisville

    President of the United States Barack Obama visited Louisville tech company Indatus on Tuesday to speak on tech jobs and the economy. His initial schedule was delayed by three hours due to news of progress on nuclear...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Hillary Clinton visits Kentucky to support Alison Lundergan Grimes

    “Tonight, I’m back,” said former Secretary of State and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she addressed a full house in the Kentucky International Convention Center decorated with a sign for each of Kentucky’s 120 counties....

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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