Thursday, Oct. 15 | “Hate Crimes in the Heartland” Screening & Community

A feature documentary by Emmy Award winner Rachel Lyon, the film explores the national conversation on race through the lens of two distinct hate crimes that took place over 90 years apart - in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


Issa Rae @ UChicago | Mon, Nov 9

Creator and star of the widely popular "Awkward Black Girl Series," Issa Rae, will be coming to UChicago in November.  Get your FREE tickets today!  


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