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5:30 pm

NeverForget92 :The 25th Anniversary

April 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - April 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820 United States

In 1992 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students organized for the equitable treatment of Latinx students on this campus. These students were met with violent opposition by the University and the Police were called in with riot gear. After the police forcefully removed these students the University recieved negative media attention nationwide. The negative media […]

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Surviving the Mic Open Mic: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cup & Spoon, 2415 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States

The Surviving the Mic Open Mic is a safe space performance series for survivors of trauma. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and National Poetry Month. The Surviving the Mic Open Mic is open to anyone who identifies as a survivor of some kind of trauma, with mic priority given to survivors of sexual and/or […]

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A Conversation with Afro Cuban scholar, Tomas Fernandez Robaina

April 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2

​​The UIC Social Justice Initiative, Latin American & Latino Studies Program, & Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center present​s​... ​​ A​fro​-C​uba T​oday:​ ​Peculiarities of Our Racial Situation ​​​​A conversation with Afro-Cuban Scholar Tomas Fernandez Robaina ​Professor Robaina will discuss the historical and contemporary struggles of Afro-Cubans, the social actors in Cuban race relations, and the […]

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