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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A fist with the Black History Month colors red, yellow and green and the words “Black History Month” in those colors as well.

Here’s what events are happening on campus for Black History Month

January 30, 2022

Northwestern will celebrate Black History Month this February with events hosted by Multicultural Student Affairs, the Department of African American Studies and other groups. Here are the Black History...

Harris Hall, home of the History Department. Members from the History department sent a statement to President Schapiro supporting student protesters.

History, sociology faculty support student protesters, urge Schapiro to act

October 26, 2020

Northwestern history and sociology faculty signed or issued statements supporting students protesting for the abolition of University Police and urging University President Morton Schapiro to listen to...

Crowe Hall, home of the African American Studies department. Faculty and affiliates sent an email to President Schapiro following his condemnation of student protests on Monday afternoon.

African American Studies department calls on NU administrators to deliver on racial justice commitments

October 15, 2020

Northwestern’s African American Studies department published a statement Thursday urging the University to follow through on racial justice commitments and recenter Black lives in talks of anti-racism. The...

In Focus: Fifty years after Bursar’s Office Takeover, Northwestern reconciles continued parallels in black student concerns

In Focus: Fifty years after Bursar’s Office Takeover, Northwestern reconciles continued parallels in black student concerns

May 3, 2018

Kathryn Ogletree woke up around 6 a.m. after a sleepless night. Hours earlier, black students had convened to finalize plans for an upcoming campus protest. Leading their meeting was the 18-year-old...

Offices of Asian American Studies and Latina and Latino Studies Programs at 1819 Hinman Avenue. Anthropology, AASP, LLSP faculty wrote individual department and program letters condemning Schapiros Monday email.

In fight for department status, LLSP, AASP students stress importance of ethnic studies

February 4, 2018

Justine Kim had lived as a racial minority her entire life — her hometown of Glenview, Illinois, is more than three-quarters white. Fearing that she wouldn’t be accepted, she did not often express...

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