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

Judith Race, Columnist

I’m Jude L. Race (she/her) and I’m a senior in Political Science. When I’m not working, you can find me playing bass guitar, surfing random Wikipedia pages and overthinking everything. My columns focus on political and social issues. You can reach me at .

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DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry | II

DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry | II

When my mom learned her great-grandfather Oliver had...

DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry | I

DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry | I

After her first year at Purdue, my mother returned...

People counter-protest the Unite the Right rally held by far-right, white supremacy groups in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug 12, 2017. Columnist Judith Race believes that completely banning hate speech goes against freedom of expression, and its exposure allows people to learn and fight against it.

Opinion | To protect freedom of speech, keep hate speech

In 1978, neo-Nazis sought to march through Skokie,...

Opinion | America must let its empire die

Opinion | America must let its empire die

The United States has never been more powerful than...

DI Voices | Forgive me, Father, for I have not sinned

DI Voices | Forgive me, Father, for I have not sinned

On Sept. 6, 2019, I desperately desired God’s guidance...

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