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Martha "Marti" Wilkinson earned her MA in Communication Studies from Eastern Illinois University in May 2010. She also holds a BS (1991) in Mass Communication from Illinois State University. Ms. Wilkinson produced a video featured on The Huffington Post which highlighted the importance of the Employee Free Choice Act.

As a media/communications professional with several years of experience, Marti has also contributed articles and videos to the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center. She currently lives in Champaign, Illinois with her daughter Karen, and an assortment of pets who are like furry kids to her.

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Sunday, January 29, 2012     

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Poverty and Perception
(3 comments) The article delves into the personal experiences of the author and how life events impacted her perspective on poverty. This touches on why politicians may well be 'out of touch' with what is going on with people today.

Monday, October 4, 2010     

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Breast Cancer: A Story of Survivor-ship
(9 comments) Martha "Marti" Wilkinson shares her story of surviving breast cancer, and questions the roles that non-profits and industry plays in the promotion/exploitation of the disease.

Monday, October 19, 2009     

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What If Henry Gates Jr. Had Been a Working-Class Black Teenager?
(3 comments) A 15 yr old boy is shot and killed after a confrontation with police officers. There are similarities and differences between this and the situation with Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. However the ending to this confrontation proved to be tragic for all concerned.