All civil rights

Freedom Dreams/Freedom Now poster artwork

May 27, 2014

Civil rights conference marks struggle for voting rights

UIC physician joins activists, scholars, at landmark anniversary event

Freedom Dreams/Freedom Now poster artwork

May 20, 2014

Conference marks Freedom Summer anniversary

Activists, scholars remember landmark in civil rights movement

Freedom Dreams/Freedom Now poster artwork

May 15, 2014

Conference examines pivotal ‘Freedom Summer’ of ’64

Julian Bond, Angela Davis among civil rights activists, scholars participating

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

March 18, 2014

‘We must break the culture of ignorance’

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to UIC crowd in Student Center East

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

March 6, 2014

Rev. Jesse Jackson to speak at UIC March 17

Civil rights leader reflects on career, current social justice movements

Diane Nash

April 3, 2013

The Movement of the ’60s: A Legacy for Today

Civil rights and peace activist Diane Nash will discuss the legacy of the civil rights movement April 10.

Mark Mattaini

April 2, 2013

Promoting social justice, human rights

Through research and teaching, Mark Mattaini has devoted his career to social justice and human rights.

March 19, 2013

Shining a spotlight on social justice

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

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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