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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

Cydney Hope Brown wears pink clothing with “Black to Front” symposium graphic behind her.

‘Black Studies is inclusivity and community’: ‘Black to Front’ symposium celebrates department renaming

May 22, 2023

The Department of African American Studies celebrated its renaming to Black Studies in a Friday symposium titled “Black to Front.”  In April 2022, the department voted unanimously to change its...

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African American Studies department to change name to Black Studies

May 15, 2023

The African American Studies department will officially change its name to the Black Studies department in the next few months pending final approval by Northwestern’s Board of Trustees, according to...

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Black students discuss undergraduate experience, University demonstration policy

November 11, 2021

Black Northwestern students discussed diversity within the University's Black community, administrators’ responses to student activism and the African American Studies department’s role in supporting...

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NU faculty discuss racism, lack of support in “unprecedented conversation”

March 9, 2021

Faculty of color discussed experiences of racism on campus, frustration with the University’s lack of support and its impact on students in a Monday panel. Moderator Shannon Barlett, associate dean...

Sayyid and Hesse say they have been friends and colleagues for over 20 years, working on and discussing these types of issues.

Professors discuss institutional and gendered Islamophobia

November 18, 2020

Salman Sayyid, professor of Social Theory and Decolonial Thought at the University of Leeds spoke with African American Studies Prof. Barnor Hesse in a Tuesday webinar hosted by the Buffett Institute for...

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