All African American

Moving Forward participant works out with a trainer

June 18, 2013

Breast cancer survivors move forward

Community-based weight loss, wellness program could help African American women

June 18, 2013

Why blacks weren’t at the fair

Who was missing from the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893? Black Americans.

Larisa Cavallari

June 13, 2013

Test makes medication safer for African Americans

Genetic test tailors warfarin dose to individual patient

May 22, 2013

Exhibit looks at blacks and 1893 World’s Fair

Showcases historical accounts, images, and objects tied to Chicago expo

Dr. M. Roy Wilson

March 28, 2013

NIH official to discuss health disparities

Minority health will be the focus of April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event.

Gina Gaston

March 28, 2013

‘Cultural competence’ helps providers treat HIV

Black HIV patients who report better health believe social influences matter.

March 19, 2013

Shining a spotlight on social justice

The Social Justice Initiative’s goal: create knowledge that helps transform the world.

Thank You for Your Service exhibit

March 7, 2013

Military veterans, reservists meet for dialogue

Intergenerational gathering offers chance to share experiences.

Donna Brazile

February 26, 2013

Fighting for ‘life, liberty, pursuit of happiness’

Donna Brazile speaks with the soft drawl of her native New Orleans, but she carries a big stick.

Myrlie Evers

February 26, 2013

Civil rights activist receives U of I award

Civil rights leader Myrlie Evers speaks at the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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