Monthly Archives: January 2016

France: The Power of Le Pens

The Left has done well in some recent elections in Southern Europe- in Greece, Portugal, and, most recently, Spain. But not in France. The Socialists, who are now in power, took a terrible beating in the December 2015 regional elections. … Continue reading

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Barbara Kessel Wins Burgess-Freiburg Award

Local activist Barbara Kessel has just won the James R. Burgess Jr.-Susan Freiburg Humanitarian Award. It was presented at the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration at Parkland College on January 15th. Barbara received the award for her … Continue reading

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Announcement My Brooklyn

Kelly Anderson’s My Brooklyn will be shown on Wednesday, February 17 at 6:00pm at the Champaign Public Library, and on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30pm on campus in Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall. The director will attend both viewings, and … Continue reading

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University YMCA Friday Forum: Breaking Down Racism

BREAKING DOWN RACISM: Fighting for Racial Justice in the U.S. Spring 2016 Friday Forum lecture series YMCA of the University of Illinois | universityymca.org The Spring 2016 Friday Forum lecture series builds on the Fall 2015 series by highlighting specific … Continue reading

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#TuitionMustFall: The Radical Black Student Movement in 2016 & Beyond

Outside of the distraction that is the presidential election season, radical black students within this country have been reinvigorated in our fight against white supremacy and capitalism.  While some organizations are still ambiguous about their ideological foundation, one point must … Continue reading

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