C.T. Vivian

Civil Rights Champion
12:05 pm
Sat November 23, 2013

Macomb Schools to Honor CT Vivian

C.T. Vivian receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.
Credit CBS Atlanta

A Macomb Board of Education member said he will work on a project to commemorate civil rights activist C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb.

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Civil Rights Leader
12:47 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

President Obama Honors Macomb Native

Dr. C.T. Vivian
Credit Rich Egger

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is being awarded to Dr. C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb.

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May 2012
12:38 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

In The Tri States

A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from May 2012.   

During the month, former Macomb High School teacher and coach Daniel Watson and former Hamilton School Board member Dion Gregory both learned their sentences for inappropriate conduct with minors. A Burlington man was sentenced for starting a fire at a church in that town. Four young people from Burlington were killed when two boats collided on the Mississippi River.

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Reverend C.T. Vivian
10:50 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Emphasis - May 18

Dr C.T. Vivian at WIU this week

Rich Egger's guest is Civil Rights leader C.T. Vivian, who grew up in Macomb. Dr Vivian was back in town to speak at the Dealing With Difference Institute at Western Illinois University.

Vivian was a close friend of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. and worked alongside him during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and '60s. He said the world does not change unless people get involved.

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