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Still from the movie "Selma"

January 13, 2015

Is historical fiction of ‘Selma’ true to history?

Despite problems, film is powerful and moving, says UIC historian

Scene from film "Selma"

January 7, 2015

‘Selma’ brings civil rights history to today’s headlines

Film, opening Friday, follows legendary figures in pivotal time

Vote button

December 2, 2014

Make Election Day Registration permanent

Simple solution to increasing young voter turnout

November 18, 2014

The 20-year-olds who helped change history

Freedom Summer volunteers risked life for voting rights

Freedom Dreams, Freedom Now! Conference

June 17, 2014

Remembering ’64 civil rights campaign

Energetic group gathers for ‘Freedom Dreams, Freedom Now!’

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

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

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.

November 2, 2012

Election Night: UIC Students Gather for Election Results and Fun

More than 100 UIC students of all political persuasions will gather Tuesday night for an Election Results Party to watch live-streaming election returns and play political trivia games.

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