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The 30th Annual Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards Celebration with keynote speaker Anthony Anderson kicked off African American Celebration Month.

CMI hosts African American Celebration Month events

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 3, 2022

In observance of African American Celebration Month (AACM), the Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) has teamed up with other organizations at Oakland University to host events from Jan. 17 to Feb....

Virtual Keeper of the Dream highlights students breaking down cultural barriers

Virtual ‘Keeper of the Dream’ highlights students breaking down cultural barriers

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor January 19, 2021

This year’s Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Award Celebration was watched on screens across the campus community on Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The 29th iteration...

Holly Robinson Peete published a childrens book in 2010, My Brother Charlie, which won the 42nd NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in 2011.

Holly Robinson Peete to speak at 25th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Reporter October 25, 2016

Holly Robinson Peete — actress, author and talk show host — will be keynote speaker at Oakland University's 25th annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration. At the event, which will take place...

Keynote speaker for the 24th annual Keeper of the Dream Award, LeVar Burton talks about the importance of literacy. Burton sees the issue of literacy as one of social justice and equality and believes that it is the most important thing that a person can have.

LeVar Burton talks about the importance of literacy, imagination

Grace Turner, life editor January 19, 2016

Award-winning actor, producer and director LeVar Burton was the keynote speaker at the Keeper of the Dream award ceremony on Monday.Burton was the host of “Reading Rainbow,” an Emmy-winning children’s...

Celebrating the Historical, Cultural Contributions of African Americans

Alexus Bomar January 18, 2016

The Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) started African American Celebration Month (AACM) on Jan. 18 with its opening ceremony, which paid tribute to African American heritage and culture.After...

Oakland University hosted its 24th annual Keeper of the Dream Award celebrations in the Oakland Center on Martin Luther King day. 

OU Students continue to honor Dr. King’s Vision

Alexus Bomar January 18, 2016

Oakland University and the Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) continues to honor student leaders who display Dr. King’s vision here on campus with the Keeper of the Dream Award (KOD) ceremony.On...

Keeper of the Dream preview

Alexus Bomar, staff reporter January 10, 2016

Keeper of the Dream PreviewBy Alexus Bomar In its 24th year, OU’s Keeper of the Dream Celebration continues to honor student leaders who display Dr. King’s vision here on campus. According to the...

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