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Racism, Patriotism, and Black Protest

When: Friday, May 11, 2018
9:15 AM - 4:30 PM Central

Where: Scott Hall, Rm 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Alvin Tillery  

Group: Bursar’s Office Takeover 50th Commemoration

Co-Sponsor: Department of Political Science

Category: Multicultural & Diversity


We will host "Racism, Patriotism, and Black Protest: From the 1968 Uprisings to the NFL #TakeAKnee Protests.” The workshop will feature two panel discussions on the black protest tradition in the United States. The goal of the event is to have a wide-ranging intellectual discussion of the motivations of democratic protests for racial justice and equity beginning in 1968, which was the year of the Bursar's Office protest. 

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