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Article on racism at Champaign Unit 4 School District.

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This paper argues that public school structures are
oppressive for all students. Because of racial, class and gender
biases, school environments are often especially…

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African American students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UlUC) had to bear much of
the burden their ancestors had endured. They were allowed to attend the University, however enrollment
was on a limited basis,…

Bousfield became the first African American woman to attend and graduate from the University of
Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She continued to be the only African American female at the university for about two years. Continues some discussion of her…


In the information era inequality is increasingly dictated by a myriad of issues related to both access and use of computer and internet technologies. Mere access to the web is an indisputably insufficient claim to equity; attention must…


First Paragraph: In the spirit of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Higher Education Act of 1965, the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) initiated the Special Educational Opportunities Program (SEOP), a program to recruit


This study explored the relationships among length of residence, group identification (racial and ethnic identity) and race-related stress for a sample of Black Caribbean immigrants (n = 96). Participants were recruited through university student…


Dissertation based on ethnographic study at the Champaign County Juvenile Detention Center, in which the researcher studies how the process of being a "juvenile delinquent" shapes their self-perception and worldview.

Dissertation centered around an in-depth oral history of Clarence Shelley, former Dean of Students at University of Illinois and one of the individuals charged with ensuring Project 500 be a success from an administrative point-of-view.