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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Sherrilyn Ifill talks recent civil rights movements as keynote speaker for MLK Dream Week

January 23, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of police violence.  Civil rights lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill reflected on Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech as the keynote speaker for...

Mariame Kaba is an activist and prison-industrial complex abolitionist. On Wednesday she addressed an audience of over 1,000, supporting student organizers and the campaign against University Police.

Activist Mariame Kaba talks abolition and mutual aid, condemns campus police in Dream Week keynote

January 13, 2021

Activist and prison-industrial complex abolitionist Mariame Kaba celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by praising NU Community Not Cops and speaking to the importance of mutual aid and political...

Mariame Kaba. The abolition activist will give the keynote address during Northwestern’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week in January.

Abolition activist Mariame Kaba to deliver MLK keynote address

December 18, 2020

Abolition activist Mariame Kaba will give the keynote address during Northwestern’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week in January. Kaba, who studied sociology at Northwestern and has taught...

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