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The Brown v. Board of Education Jubilee Commemoration is a year-long, multi-faceted, and very ambitious project that bears the distinctive stamp of Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s interest in diversity in higher education. It is not an exaggeration to…

This site seeks to list all African-American alumni from the UIUC Architecture program, as well as interview and survey as many living alumni as possible.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — While finding no statistical evidence of bias in the selection of jurors, African-Americans were noticeably under-represented on juries in Champaign County.

A report of observations of state and federal courts conducted by the…

Known as “Mike the light bulb guy” to some employees on the Urbana campus, Mike Wood’s amiable manner and ready smile help illuminate the 30 buildings in his work zone as much as the work he does as a laborer-electrician. Before joining the…

A 22-year employee of the UI, Artice James is a subforeman in the sheet metal shop in the Operation and Maintenance Division. James also is the president of the Champaign chapter of the National Council of African-American Men. In his spare time, he…

Podcast of Carol Lewis speaking WDWS Penny for Your Thoughts program

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Documents the shooting of local African-American youth Kiwane Carrington by the Champaign Police, and the repercussions of this shooting.

Flyer for Heavenly Seven Catfish Dinner Flyer, held Saturday, September 22nd, 2012, 11:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. at American Legion Post 559 708 N. Hickory Champaign, IL