Black History Month

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The Harris School of Public Policy, taking a novel approach as it celebrates Black History Month, will explore “The Black Radical Imagination” with events throughout February.
Katherine Baicker and John Rogers
In a fireside chat with Dean Katherine Baicker, John Rogers spoke about his role models, giving back, and living his values.
Tempris Daniels
Some of the things I prioritize to date are peace, my mind, and joy. You ask me my thoughts; I’ll let you know. If I have an opinion I want to share, I will likely share it. Knowing who I am to the core and what I value is important to me.
A photo of Kamillia Forbes.
"I’m choosing to create boundaries in my life to protect and prioritize finding joy."
Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle led Harris into its celebration of Black History Month.
Milvia Rodriguez
"There is something about the history and culture of Black Chicagoans in these south- and southwest-of-the-loop neighborhoods that connects newcomers like me to this place, beyond what the eyes can see."