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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

Dr. Steven Thrasher is the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in reporting. His new class provides a space for students to think and learn about how viruses intersect with issues such as race, sexuality, disability, economics and the news media.

Dr. Steven Thrasher talks protests, coronavirus and policing

June 3, 2020

Dr. Steven Thrasher is the Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in reporting at the Medill School of Journalism as well as a faculty member at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and...

Closson: Expand criminal justice reform, activism beyond policing

November 14, 2017

Growing up, my parents consistently talked to my younger brother and me about the realities of being black men in this country and the importance of being aware of our actions. I still remember in eighth...

Shaun King speaks at The State of the Black Union event on Thursday in Cahn Auditorium. King discussed police brutality and Donald Trump’s rise to power on the back of white supremacy.

Social justice writer Shaun King talks progress, police brutality in US

November 10, 2017

Social justice writer Shaun King said while some people think humanity is advancing, society still confronts many of the same racial challenges it faced decades ago. “It grieves my soul that the things...

Author Matt Taibbi talks police brutality, Eric Garner at Chicago Humanities Festival event

October 29, 2017

New York Times bestselling-author Matt Taibbi discussed racial tensions and civilian-police interactions in Cahn Auditorium on Saturday as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. About 600 people attended...

Ava DuVernay discusses her film, “Selma,” after it was screened at Alice Millar Chapel on Monday night. “Selma,” directed by DuVernay, depicts the 1965 voting rights protests.

‘Selma’ director discusses film’s themes

May 18, 2015

When the director of the film “Selma” visited campus Monday, she told the crowd of more than 700 there is a tendency to emphasize achievements of marginalized communities, which can distract from the...

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