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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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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...

Northwestern Prison Education Program Director Jennifer Lackey meets with students at Logan Correctional Facility in a circle.

Northwestern Prison Education Program establishes bachelor’s program to advance education for the incarcerated

May 22, 2022

General Studies student Broderick Hollins first learned about Northwestern and Oakton Community College’s opportunities for incarcerated degree-seekers from a memo board in the Danville Correctional...

 A protester holds up a sign on June 14, 2020 on S Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Chicago. Protests calling for racial justice and an end to abusive policing have spread nationwide in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many others at the hands of the police.

“A badly broken system”: Northwestern professors respond to Breonna Taylor ruling

September 24, 2020

On Wednesday — over six months after police shot 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in her own home — a Louisville grand jury came to a decision. Former Louisville detective Brett Hankinson was charged with...

The Pritzker School of Law. Two legal clinics at the Pritzker School of Law signed a statement supporting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.

Pritzker Law civil rights attorneys release statement supporting clemency, early release for prisoners in light of COVID-19

April 29, 2020

A group of civil rights organizations — including two legal clinics at the Pritzker School of Law — released an April 22 statement supporting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19...

Northwestern launches prison education program, will provide college credits to inmates

Northwestern launches prison education program, will provide college credits to inmates

October 4, 2018

CREST HILL — For 37-year-old inmate Tony Triplett, life often felt “colorless.” He is serving a life sentence in Stateville Correctional Center after being convicted of raping and killing two...

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