Events

"The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression."

— W.E.B. Du Bois

Background image: National guardsmen and black men and boys are gathered outside a cafe in Chicago during the 1919 Red Summer
Image credit:
National guardsmen speak with black residents outside Chicago cafe in 1919. Photo by Jun Fujita. Courtesy of Chicago History Museum.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 19 - Nov. 25: Marlon Riggs Film Series

Riggs film still

Oct. 26: Black Life - Films by Ephraim Asili

American Hunger

Nov. 24: Black Life - Diamano Coura Class

Diamano Coura Dance

Oct. 21: Nikki Jones - Color-Blind Cops

Nikki Jones Head Shot

Nov. 8: Afropop Spectacular

Afropop

Feb. 20: We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

Feb. 24: Khiara Bridges

Khiara M. Bridges' head shot

Mar. 31 - Apr. 5: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey

May 2-3: Performance - Joplin's Treemonisha

Scott Joplin's Treemonisha image

PAST EVENTS

Mar. 6: Elise C. Boddie

Elise Boddie's head shot

Apr. 24: C. Riley Snorton

Logo for 400 years

Mar. 13: Jenifer Barclay

Logo for 400 years

May 1: Nancy Krieger

Nancy Krieger Book Image

Postponed: Black/Girlhood Imaginary

Black Girl Imaginary photo

Sept. 12: Fearing the Black Body

FEARING THE BLACK BODY book image

Oct. 10: Film Screening - Barber of Birmingham

Barber of Birmingham photo

Oct. 16: Paul Butler - Prison Abolition

Paul Butler's Book Image

Sept. 21: Black Life - Michelle M. Wright

Michelle Wright head shot

Oct. 7: Nona Faustine - I Was Brought Here to Stay

Nona Faustine Head Shot

Oct. 13: Reading - Tongo Eisen-Martin & more

Tongo-Eisen-Martin