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Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Join IRRPP and the College of Education for conversation with Mark R. Warren, Crystal Laura, David Stovall, and Amanda E. Lewis about the ways grassroots movements have worked to dismantle punitive disciplinary practices.

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Engaged Research Fellowship Application Workshop

Calling on all UIC faculty who research racial or ethnic inequities to join IRRPP on October 6 at 2:00pm, for a virtual conversation about engaged research. We will discuss what we have learned…

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The 21st Century Problem of Anti-Muslim Racism

In an article in Jadaliyya, Nadine Naber & Junaid Rana call for struggles against racism in the US to integrate an analysis of anti-Muslim actions as racism rather than filter these through the prism of national or religious difference.

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Video: Revolutionary Mothering Event

On March 8, 2021, IRRPP held an event in celebration of International Women’s Day to honor the often invisible mothering and caretaking labor that has been essential to Chicago-based movements for racial justice…

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Including Arab Americans in the Biden Administration is not Enough

In a new article in Jadaliyya, Nadine Naber calls for a “root-cause” approach to allow us to envision structural changes that can ensure not only an end to anti-Arab bigotry but also a world where anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism become unimaginable.

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Investment in public higher education is a racial justice issue

In a new op-ed in Crain's, we point out that IRRPP's new report shows that declining public support for higher education is a textbook example of structural discrimination, with a disproportionate negative impact on Black and Latinx young people.