Monthly Archives: July 2011

ACLU of Illinois turns to US Department of Justice for Help Reigning in Consent Searches by the Illinois State Police

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois filed an administrative complaint on June 7th and asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into “the substantial racial disparate impact caused by Illinois State Police consent searches of Hispanic … Continue reading

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Know A Teen Who Would Love A Hands-On Creativity Camp?

The Independent Media Center is hosting its third annual IndyMedia & Arts Lab! The Lab will take place August 1 – August 5th and August 8 – August 12, 2011 from 9-3 pm. Teens ages 10-16 are invited to engage … Continue reading

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UCIMC/AmeriCorps Year-End Graduation Celebration

Six AmeriCorps members will celebrate their achievements at the second annual UCIMC/AmeriCorps Year-End Graduation Celebration August 5, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway, Urbana. The celebration will include a photo presentation … Continue reading

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Last Call to Save Free Speech for People, Not Corporations.

Start calling the White House while you read this, and I’ll explain why you need to keep that switchboard well lit. Few people fully understand the greatest threat to democracy today is the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. … Continue reading

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I Hate Malcolm X

“I Hate Malcolm X.” These are the words that circulated in my subconscious. And to be honest, the extent of my knowledge of his contribution was scant. But I knew that I hated him. So a week prior to his … Continue reading

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IMC Hiring AmeriCorps Members To Serve Our Local Community

Applications now being accepted until Thursday, July 14, 2011 for three full time, and two part-time; one year AmeriCorps positions at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center and partner organizations. The UCIMC AmeriCorps program works to support social and economic justice … Continue reading

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