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The Daily Northwestern

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


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Dr. Wendy Greene discusses the intersection between natural hair, civil rights

January 27, 2022

From reporters to airport staff, Dr. Wendy Greene discussed how women of color were excluded from opportunities because they wore braids, twists, locs and other styles to protect their hair from damage. Northwestern...

A rainbow stole held in front of the Supreme Court building on June 15, 2020, the day the Court extended civil rights protections to LGBTQ employees.

Professors, student discuss Supreme Court decision banning LGBTQ employment discrimination

June 17, 2020

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that the landmark federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ employees from job discrimination. For members of the LGBTQ community, the...

Dudzinski: Why we should kill the filibuster

Dudzinski: Why we should kill the filibuster

February 13, 2020

In 2009, The Black Eyed Peas were topping the Billboard charts, Apple was promoting its new iPhone 3G, and the United States Senate passed the Affordable Health Care Act — the last major piece of legislation...

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Professors, students discuss divided Supreme Court on three historic LGBTQ employment discrimination cases

October 14, 2019

During its first week back in session, the Supreme Court heard arguments for the most important LGBTQ rights cases since the legalization of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges four years ago. Two...

Roach: Reviving the linguistic legacy of the Civil Rights Act

Roach: Reviving the linguistic legacy of the Civil Rights Act

April 16, 2014

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As we commemorate the breakthrough piece of legislation, it is worth asking what lessons we learned from it. When President Lyndon...

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