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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

Fran Joy stands in front of her paintings at a show at Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., on Saturday.

At the intersection of art and activism, Fran Joy doesn’t want you to look away

November 19, 2020

When Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman in 2012, it was Evanston artist Fran Joy’s birthday. As she celebrated another year of life, Trayvon Martin’s family mourned the loss of his. Joy...

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke enters the courtroom to attend a post-conviction hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 in Chicago. Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to just under 7 years in prison for second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery

Northwestern community grapples with Van Dyke sentencing

January 21, 2019

CHICAGO — As a citizen of Chicago and the adoring aunt of black children, Paula Hooper felt a mix of emotions — fear, disappointment, anger — when she heard former police officer Jason Van Dyke...

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...

The Black Lives Matter flag was raised over Norris University Center on Jan. 3 to commence two weeks of programming around the state of black lives in America. Two student groups cohosted a panel Tuesday about the intersectionality of race and queerness as part of the event.

Black Lives Matter flag flies above Norris, launching two weeks of programming

January 4, 2017

A Black Lives Matter flag was raised over Norris University Center on Tuesday morning, kicking off two weeks of student-organized and administration-backed programming on the state of black lives and the...

Northwestern professors sign letter in support of black students

December 11, 2014

Six Northwestern faculty members have joined black professors across the United States in signing a letter of solidarity with black students. The letter, titled “An Open Letter of Love to Black Students:...

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