Cornel West: “The Radical King” CSRPC Annual Public Lecture

CSRPC Annual Public Lecture presents Dr. Cornel West discussing his new book, "The Radical King"

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Melvin & Jean: An American Story — Film Screening & Discussion

Screening commemorates the 45th anniversary of the assassinations of Black Panther Party leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, with a special presentation by Blair Anderson, former Illinois Chapter Black Panther Party member and survivor of the Dec. 4, 1969 police raid where Hampton and Clark were murdered.

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Legitimation Crisis with Professor Nancy Fraser

New School for Social Research Prof. Nancy Fraser will be on campus giving a lecture and conducting a workshop November 18 & 19

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What Ferguson Tells Us About Policing, the Legal System, and Young People of Color

A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf
A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/08/05/young-people-support-lgbt-rights-disagree-priorities#sthash.29OpvhTU.dpuf"I don't know how to make sense of the possibility of Ferguso, the inevitability of Ferguson, the reality of Ferguson existing in the twenty-first century."

A new report from the Black Youth Project examines data from several national public opinion surveys to explore the experiences of Black youth with the police and their attitudes towards the criminal justice system.

Click here to access a copy of the report.

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