The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Reverend Evelyn Underwood spends time preparing food for the congregation and charity on Sunday. Dr. Underwood is an associate minister at the New Will Free Baptist Church.

The minister who helped desegregate Urbana school district

By Faith Allendorf, Managing Editor for Reporting October 27, 2022
Lester McKeever became the 60th Black CPA in the United States in 1960. McKeever studied accounting and joined the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity during his time at the University.

UI Alumnus Lester McKeever makes CPA history

By Matt Troher, Assistant Features Editor March 21, 2022
Activist James Corbin II poses for a photo on Jan. 20. Corbin aids former incarcerated people who struggle to rejoin society.

Symbol of resilience: Local activist serves as a voice for formerly incarcerated people

By Farrah Anderson, Assistant Investigative News and Longform Editor January 31, 2022
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