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Afrofuturism, drones and urban blight, part of ‘Testimony’ Exhibit at the Logan Center

Blocks from the University of Chicago Law School, where President Barack Obama once lectured, an art installation by saxophonist David Boykin is exploring one of the Hyde Parker’s most controversial strategies to combat terrorism: drones.

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2014 WITH/OUT — ¿BORDERS? Conference | Sept 25 to 28, 2014

Building off of its hugely successful 2013 Global Social Justice Leadership Prize, the 2014 gathering aims to question, interrogate and complicate the very notion of borders from a number of intersectional, cartographical, ideological, political, cultural, and social locations. Presented by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. Click here to register.

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CSRPC’s Annual Public Lecture with Danny Glover | 5/4/2014

This year's CSRPC Annual Public Lecture with Danny Glover took place on May 4, 2014. Please click here for our video recording of the event.

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UChicago Assistant Professor, Adrienne Brown, examines The role of skyscrapers in shifting attitudes

In its early years, the skyscraper was mesmerizing in the way it shifted our perspective and challenged us to re-conceptualize the world. It said: You recognize the view near the ground, now try it from the 10th floor, the 15th floor and beyond.

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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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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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