Juneteenth

On this Juneteenth, we want to take a moment to recognize our Black students, postdocs and alumni, and pause to consider their remarkable achievements in the face of systemic racism. We are so very proud of you.

BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) letter on Juneteenth and Pride, June 17, 2021

Darwin Cluster Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Keynote Address with Angela Davis, Saturday, June 19, 2021 4-5pm
In partnership with UChicago Grad Council, the Black Grad Coalition, and OMSA, the International House is hosting this inaugural initiative with programming throughout June marks the University community coming together to commemorate Juneteenth and engage in active allyship. Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. Register.

This program is free and open to the public.

Professor Adam Green's presentation on the "History of Juneteenth"

What Juneteenth tells us about the work to secure freedom

      Reaffirming our values

      Reflect on the past, work in the present

      Reflections on Juneteenth

 

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