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Arts Incubator wins prestigious community award

The University of Chicago Arts and Public Life initiative has won the 2014 Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Strategy of the Year Award for its Arts Incubator project in Washington Park.

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CSRPC is looking for a Student Videographer & Editor

CSRPC needs to hire a student assistant, grad or undergrad, to assist with various media projects, outreach, publicity and administrative support.

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Free Jazz Jam Session with the Microcosmic Sound Orchestra

Chicago’s Only Creative Improvised Music Jam Session Returns. Sonic Healing Ministries Weekly Sunday Services resume at University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator in Washington Park, as part of 2013/14 Arts + Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Artist in Residence David Boykin’s residency program.

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Another American Promise

I’ve been thinking about flying lately because Monday night PBS premiered “American Promise,” the documentary about two black boys’ journey through my alma mater, The Dalton School. Popularly known for educating Claire Danes and Anderson Cooper (but really for attracting wealth that doesn’t court the camera), Dalton is a $40,000-a-year predominantly white and Jewish private school on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Follow the Full Story by Carla Murphy, colorlines.com.

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Arts + Public Life/CSRPC Artists-in-Residence 2013/14 Announced

The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, has selected three artists for its 2013–14 artist-in-residence program.

The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, has selected three artists for its 2013–14 artist-in-residence program. The new artists-in-residence are musician and composer David Boykin; poet and visual artist Krista Franklin; and artist, designer and educator Andres Hernandez.The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, has selected three artists for its 2013–14 artist-in-residence program. The new artists-in-residence are musician and composer David Boykin; poet and visual artist Krista Franklin; and artist, designer and educator Andres Hernandez. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2013/10/02/new-artists-residence-contribute-innovation-diversity-arts-initiative#sthash.bZwYXQwD.dpuf
The University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life initiative, in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, has selected three artists for its 2013–14 artist-in-residence program. The new artists-in-residence are musician and composer David Boykin; poet and visual artist Krista Franklin; and artist, designer and educator Andres Hernandez. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2013/10/02/new-artists-residence-contribute-innovation-diversity-arts-initiative#sthash.bZwYXQwD.dpuf
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BYP MEMO: Youth of Color Experience Higher Levels of Gun Violence

Report Greater Support for Increased Gun Restrictions.

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What’s next for the black left?

Excerpt from “Blacks in and out of the Left” by Dr. Michael C. Dawson, published by Harvard University Press. Copyright © 2013 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College

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CSRPC Fellow Traci Parker Succesfully Defends History Thesis

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture extends hearfelt congratuations to Dissertation Fellow, Traci Parker, on her succesful defense of her Ph.D thesis in History on Monday, July 8th, 2013. Well Done Dr. Traci Parker!

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