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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


Women sit at a table with a sign reading ‘Headquarters Evanston League of Women Voters.’

Prof. Martha Jones lectures on 19th Amendment, disenfranchised Black women voters

March 1, 2022

In a Winona, Mississippi jail cell in the 1960s, a young Black woman sat for three days after an unsuccessful attempt at voter registration. Her name was Fannie Lou Hamer, and the 19th Amendment failed...

Provost Jonathan Holloway in his office in November. Holloway, a scholar in African American history, discussed in his speech the history of black student activism and his role as a professor and dean.

Black organizers share experiences, strategies on campus activism

February 11, 2018

After the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in 2014, Sarah Oberholtzer (Communication ’17) said she wanted a space for black students to express grief and anger. So she organized a demonstration as a “space...

Students silently hold signs displaying quotes during a teach-in hosted by the Black People Making History Committee on Tuesday. The packed event featured discussions about the Black Lives Matter movement.

Committee hosts ‘Breathe-In,’ discusses concept of blackness

February 11, 2015

The Black People Making History Committee hosted “Breathe-In,” a teach-in Tuesday focused on the Black Lives Matter movement and blackness in America. Attendees crowded the McCormick Foundation Center...

Students, faculty form committee for Black Lives Matter movement

February 8, 2015

Students and faculty members have formed a new committee within Northwestern’s Center for African American History to create programming focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black People...

Northwestern receives $5.6 million gift to support history center

January 22, 2015

A Northwestern alumnus and his wife have donated $5.6 million to Northwestern as part of the "We Will" campaign, the University announced Wednesday. The gift from Nicholas Chabraja (Weinberg ’64,...

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