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balanced scale

June 29, 2020

Studies examine how race affects perceptions of law-involved Blacks, school discipline

Findings published in new book “The Legacy of Racism for Children: Psychology, Law, and Public Policy”

Legal Court Room

June 17, 2020

Jurors respond negatively to police overreactions to Black Americans

Researchers run “mock trial” study using evidence from an actual case

July 23, 2019

Study examines how gentrifiers’ race affects retail development

Growth of “gentrification-oriented” retailers faster in areas gentrified by whites

Aerika Brittian Loyd

July 3, 2018

With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced

gun, weapon, handgun

June 22, 2017

Study examines gun policy preferences across racial groups

Support for gun control stronger among Latinos, blacks

Roderick Ferguson

March 21, 2017

UIC race, gender scholar to lead American Studies Association

Author of books on race and queer theory to begin term as president in 2018

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

March 16, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson to speak at UIC March 29

Event is part of the political science speaker series

William Darity, Jr.

March 3, 2017

Talk to examine economic inequality, need for reparations

Duke University’s Darity to deliver IRRPP’s annual Phillip J. Bowman Lecture

"The Press, Race, and American Politics" forum

February 8, 2017

Panel to examine media’s role in racial, political discourse

Scholars, journalists to discuss African Americans in the news

An apple on a desk with a chalkboard in the background

February 7, 2017

Teachers may be cause of ‘obesity penalty’ on girls’ grades

Obese white girls penalized in English, but not math

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