October 25, 2023

Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project"
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall
Description: The Distinguished Faculty Lecture is titled "The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Commemoration Project (CRR19)." CRR19 commemorates the worst incident of racial violence in the city's history. The event has been long forgotten despite its severity and impact on the shape and development of the city. CCR19's purpose is to uplift past atrocities to ignite conversations about past and present racism in Chicago and across the US.

The lecture will be livestreamed on WIU's YouTube channel.
Contact Information:
 Brenda McConnell
 Phone: 3092981066
 Email: bl-mcconnell1@wiu.edu
Source: Public Events

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