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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

A silhouette of Nikole Hannah-Jones wearing a flower blazer, green shirt, necklace and hoop earrings.

Nikole Hannah-Jones delivers keynote address for MLK Dream Week

January 25, 2022

In Waterloo, Iowa, a young Black woman faced a crossroads at her predominantly white high school: tell the stories of her and her Black classmates or stay silent. Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Zoom screen featuring five Alpha Phi Alpha members each holding a tall, lit candle. Rev. Kristen Perez is on the bottom right, leading the vigil. The photo is bordered with three candlesticks.

Dr. Jeffrey Sterling discusses NU’s racist history, encourages Black leaders in the community to speak up at MLK Candlelight Vigil

January 17, 2022

Northwestern’s Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week kicked off today with the annual MLK Candlelight Vigil featuring speaker Dr. Jeffrey Sterling (Weinberg ’85).  The hourlong virtual event, hosted...

A black and white poster for Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s “The Meeting,” including a photograph of Dr. King and Malcolm X.

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre presents first in-person show of the year: “The Meeting”

July 5, 2021

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were both hugely impactful Civil Rights leaders who fought tirelessly for equality and justice. But they never had a chance to meet for more than a few moments...

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Community leaders discuss local methods to combat voter suppression in NAACP virtual forum

May 5, 2021

State officials and community leaders discussed ways to mobilize Black and brown communities against Republican efforts to restrict ballot access in a Evanston/North Shore NAACP forum Tuesday.   “Our...

Allen: Why Greek Life is Beyond Reform

February 1, 2021

Greek life plays a strong and damaging role at Northwestern. A system where you have to pay to socialize will only be accessible to those who can pay, meaning society’s racial wealth gaps will always...

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