All African American

South Side Girls

March 14, 2017

The African-American girls of Chicago’s Great Migration

Chicago’s Great Migration, 1910-1940

UIC students at a recent protest on campus.

February 17, 2017

Discussions to improve knowledge of Civil Rights issues

Civil liberties issues explained

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January 30, 2017

Black History Month at UIC

Issa Rae headlines month of events

Glengarry Glen Ross by Chicago Playwright David Mamet will be presented at the UIC Theatre with a female cast.

January 25, 2017

UIC shakes up ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ play with female casting

Females take control in historically male play

Melissa Harris-Perry; Martin Luther King Peace Breakfast

January 24, 2017

MLK Peace Breakfast explores racial inequalities

Melissa Harris-Perry discusses racial inequities faced by black Americans

A quilt by artist Jim S. Smoote II will be one of several featured in the exhibit "On Beauty and Heritage: A fabric art exhibition."

January 12, 2017

African American center hosts exhibits as ‘remedy’ to violence

Related programming and activities begin Jan. 18

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November 15, 2016

Crafting a community

Quilt project brings people together

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October 18, 2016

Social Justice Initiative to host author of book on segregation in Chicago

Chicago native to discuss her new book

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October 18, 2016

Medical students take a stand

Demonstration aims to raise awareness of black lives lost at the hands of police

UIC received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award by Insight Magazine.

September 1, 2016

UIC earns national award for diversity and inclusion

Campus recognized for second time

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