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Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

By Joseph Longo

April 10, 2016


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A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action from the campus community and the University administration.Call for ActionOn Friday, April 8 the Black Students for Revolution and Students for Justice in Palestine comprised the second wave of student a...

Professor named Presidential Fellow to focus on inclusiveness, equity

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 7, 2015


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Professor James D. Anderson has been chosen as a new Presidential Fellow to focus on issues of inclusiveness and equity at the University. Anderson has worked as a professor in Education.President Timothy Killeen announced the appointment Monday morning via Massmail. Anderson will serve in the position fo...

"Love and solidarity" event to be held Wednesday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 30, 2015


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A coalition of students, faculty and community members will hold a "Love and Solidarity" gathering for black students and activists on campus."We call on campus and county communities to join us ... as we express our love and solidarity for Black Students for Revolution, Black Lives Matter Champaign-Urbana,...

Graduate Employees’ Organization stands in solidarity with Black Student for Revolution

By Charlotte Collins

November 24, 2015


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The recent spotlight on race relations at the University has prompted a third campus group to voice its support for Black Students for Resolution. The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT, or GEO, at the University released a statement Monday  proclaiming its firm stance...

Black Students for Revolution call for change at UI

Black Students for Revolution call for change at UI

By Charlotte Collins

November 21, 2015


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Black Students for Revolution at the University of Illinois addressed the formation of a White Student Union in a press release Friday evening. The press release — circulated through email and the Facebook page for the Black Students for Revolution — was sent as a collective response fro...

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