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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

Three people standing in front of the Black House.

Social Justice Tour sheds light on history of race, feminism on campus

October 20, 2022

A group of 14 students and faculty participated in a Social Justice Tour of Northwestern’s campus Thursday, exploring the untold histories of the University and delving into NU's activist past. The...

A photo card with a quote on it sits next to a book inscribed with a photo and writing in it.

Deering Library debuts Frederick Douglass exhibition

June 19, 2022

When Charla Wilson and her colleagues reexamined the McCormick Library’s African American document collection, they were surprised to find a series of letters written by 19th century abolitionist Frederick...

A side view of Dwight White’s “Undivided Legacy” revealing the words written between the faces.

New Black House mural, “Undivided Legacy,” focuses on Black past, present and future

February 18, 2022

Growing up, artist and creative consultant Dwight White (Communication ‘16, Medill ‘17) used art as an escape — a way to express himself beyond words. But White only started to take painting more...

A man stands in front of a crowd holding a piece of paper.

McCormick Professor and Library archivist awarded Daniel I. Linzer Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Equity

February 3, 2022

McCormick Prof. Josiah Hester and Charla Wilson, who is the archivist for the Black experience at Northwestern libraries, received the 2022 Daniel I. Linzer Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity and...

Jeffrey Sterling (Weinberg ’85) and Lauren Lowery (McCormick ’89). Their book, “Voices and Visions: The Evolution of the Black Experience at Northwestern University” is a collection of narratives from black alumni, staff and faculty documenting their time at NU.

New book by former NUBAA leaders explores the black experience at NU

October 31, 2018

A&E On May 3, 1968, about 120 black students took control of the University’s Bursar’s Office for 38 hours to protest the treatment of black students at Northwestern. The Takeover’s 50th anniversary...

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