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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


Provost Jonathan Holloway in his office in November. Holloway, a scholar in African American history, discussed in his speech the history of black student activism and his role as a professor and dean.

Black organizers share experiences, strategies on campus activism

February 11, 2018

After the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in 2014, Sarah Oberholtzer (Communication ’17) said she wanted a space for black students to express grief and anger. So she organized a demonstration as a “space...

Chicago activists speak Tuesday during “Breathe-In: The Fight to Breathe,” a panel about activism amid the Black Lives Matter movement. More than 80 Northwestern community members attended the event, which was hosted by the Black People Making History Committee and co-sponsored by the Center for African American History.

Chicago Black Lives Matter activists speak at second ‘breathe-in’ event

February 18, 2015

More than 80 Northwestern community members gathered at Technological Institute on Tuesday to listen to several Chicago activists speak about their work with the Black Lives Matter movement as part of...

Student performer Prez Harris (McCormick sophomore Randall Harris) raps Wednesday night at The Rock as part of a demonstration to express anger over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri in August. About 50 students attended the event, wearing red armbands and listening to student musical and spoken-word acts.

Students gather in solidarity with Ferguson October

October 23, 2014

“You can’t stop the revolution,” Northwestern students chanted on Wednesday night as they gathered around The Rock in a demonstration against police brutality and racial profiling. About 50 attendees...

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