Organizing and Activism

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University of Chicago and Civic Responsibility 2

Highlights

Everyone in the group participated. There were undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Chicago, as well as members of the surrounding community, and the eclectic group provided a…

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Islands of Decency

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Reading

Overview

Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and…

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Occupy Chicago Protesters

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Image

Overview

Linda Paul’s photograph of Occupy Chicago protesters in October of 2011 documents the movement’s presence in Chicago. The image provokes conversation about economic and social justice, civil disobedience, activism, community,…