“Breaking the Line” Book Talk with Author Samuel G. Freedman

CSRPC is co-sponsoring a book discussion with New York Times columnist and Columbia University journalism professor Samuel G. Freedman on his new book "Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights"

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The Free People’s Medical Clinic with Simone Leigh

Sculptor Simone Leigh explores the critical intersections of public health, racial consciousness, and women's work through art on Friday, October 24th at 4 pm at the Logan Center, Room 801.

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Rethinking Diaspora Politics

Organized by Tianna Paschel. Presented by The Department of Political Science and the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture.

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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."

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes in The Atlantic on the long history of the Unites States viewing its black population as a kind of sleeper cell - either criminals in fact, or criminals in waiting.

Click here for the story by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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