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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

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UC Berkeley prof explores modern accounting, business practices’ historic ties to slavery

November 2, 2022

University of California, Berkeley history Prof. Caitlin Rosenthal spoke Wednesday about her 2018 book, “Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management,” at the Kellogg School of Management. Rosenthal...

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History Prof. Kate Masur discusses Black organizing in pre-Civil War Illinois

October 20, 2022

On Feb. 7, 1865, the Illinois legislature repealed its “black laws” — codified restrictions on Black citizens’ rights — following strong advocacy by Black lobbyists. Almost two centuries later,...

A screen with a man’s face hangs down from the ceiling with the words “Clint Smith” next to it.

Clint Smith discusses racial reckoning, slavery at One Book One Northwestern keynote

October 18, 2022

As a young boy growing up in New Orleans, Clint Smith felt socially, intellectually and emotionally paralyzed. “(I was) inundated with messages about all the things that were wrong with Black people,...

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The Weekend Ahead: Campus and city performances to catch for Week 4

October 13, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some performances on Northwestern’s campus and in Evanston that you won’t want to miss. Art Institute of Chicago: Northwestern Art Institute Day  Art...

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One Book team brings programming for ‘How the Word Is Passed’ to NU

September 26, 2022

Author Clint Smith begins “How the Word Is Passed” with a vignette on his drive to Monticello, a plantation in Central Virginia and the summer home of Thomas Jefferson. Smith discusses his tour of...

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