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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

Sketches of people protesting in front of a Black building with chalk-style outlines over a collage of black and white photos of students protesting at the Bursar’s Office in 1968.

55 years after Black student activists occupied the Bursar’s Office, students see unresolved problems and progress

May 22, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussions of racial violence. When Leslie Harris (Weinberg ’70) thinks back to his college years at Northwestern, he recalls an unwelcoming campus community...

Four people sit at a panel in front of rows of empty chairs. A yellow screen in the back reads “Black to Front: From African American Studies to Black Studies: A Black Thought and Culture Symposium.”

51 years after founding, African American Studies Department to be renamed Black Studies, reflecting global lens and activism

May 22, 2023

Last year, the African American Studies Department celebrated its 50th anniversary, 54 years after Black students demanded acknowledgement of Black art, culture, literature and history during the Bursar’s...

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...

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