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Embrey Human Rights Program to Honor Human Rights Defenders With $30,000 in Prizes

DALLAS (SMU) — SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program will award the first Triumph of the Spirit Award and $25,000 to a person who has dedicated his or her life to social justice and human rights issues on a local, national or global … Continue reading

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History and Human Rights Experts Remember Nelson Mandela

DALLAS (SMU) — As the world commemorates the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), two SMU scholars of history and human rights offer their unique perspectives on his legacy. Mandela’s revolutionary work to end South Africa’s racial segregation system of apartheid led to … Continue reading

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