CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Matthew Epperson explores ‘two simultaneous national crises’
In New York Times op-ed, Asst. Prof. Matthew Epperson explores ‘two simultaneous national crises’—police violence and poor mental health care.
CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Kenneth Warren co-authors op-ed arguing for tuition-free public universities
Read more in this Chronicle of Higher Education article.
CSRPC Affiliates Adrienne Brown & Forrest Stuart Featured in the Urban Network Research Review
Learn more about the research of Adrienne Brown (Assistant Professor, English) & Forrest Stuart (Assistant Professor, Sociology) in the Fall 2015 Urban Network Research Review.
CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Craig Futterman and students work to make police departments transparent
In March 2014 clinical law professor Craig Futterman and his students in the Law School’s Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project won a stunning legal victory when an Illinois appellate court ruled that the Chicago Police Department’s misconduct records be opened to the public. They revealed what Futterman called a “broken system” that for decades had allowed abusive officers to act with impunity. Read more in this Chicago Maroon article and follow the coverage on Futterman's work to release the Laquan McDonald video: Atlantic, CBC News, MSNBC, NPR, and US News.
Filmmaker Issa Rae describes ‘do-it-yourself’ approach to success
At the invitation of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, Issa Rae visited the University to speak with students, meet with local artists and participate in a public conversation in Mandel Hall with Jacqueline Stewart, professor in Cinema and Media Studies and the College