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Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

In the Shadow of Justice

February 3, 2019

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“In the Shadow of Justice,” by L. Maceo Ferris, will run Feb. 7-9 in the Donn F. Bailey Legacy Hall at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies.

Freshman Cohort Program Coming to CCICS This Fall

Freshman Cohort Program Coming to CCICS This Fall

January 22, 2019

College can be intimidating; almost every student experiences some level of anxiety during their first s...

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

January 22, 2019

NEIU has roots on the Southside of Chicago. In the heart of Bronzeville on 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. lies th...

One CCICS Student’s Experience

One CCICS Student’s Experience

January 22, 2019

I was starting a serious journey in my life; yet, it didn't feel like it. During high school, I was l...

Inner City Studies Club Recruitment

February 24, 2018

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Description: Inner City Studies Club will be holding a recruitment meeting March 2, 2018. For those interested in being a part of an organization primarily geared towards liberation, economic prosperity, and social uplift come join us. All are welcomed. Come be a part of something special. We will host the meeting at C...

African-centered Mental Health Discussion

November 28, 2017

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The Chicago Association of Black Psychologists hosts its annual pre-Kwanzaa celebration and community forum! We will have food, music, fellowship and thoughtful conversation about culture and mental health. The topic of the discussion will be: "What's actually African about African-centered Psychology?" There will be a...

NEIU shuttle takes off

NEIU shuttle takes off

March 14, 2017

NEIU’s new shuttle program takes students directly to campus, the Kimball Brown Line station and other NE...

The Black United Fund: Connecting with the Community at Carruther’s Center

Rachel Hall, Writer

June 21, 2016

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The Black United Fund, founded by legendary activist and leader, Mr. Henry English - who died unexpectedly in March - held its budget meeting at the Carruthers’ Center for Inner City Studies. The Black United Fund of Illinois is a multi-faceted organization that raises funds to support critical social service and cultural...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

April 29, 2014

sThe following offenses occurred at Northeastern Illinois University between March 26 and April 24. ...

Karen Lewis Speaks at NEIU

Gary Soriano, Arts and Life Editor

April 12, 2013

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Chicago Teacher’s Union (CTU) President Karen Lewis, an alumna of Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) who received a Master’s Degree in Inner City Studies at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies campus was greeted with a standing room only crowd during her recent visit to NEIU’s main campus. ...

Human Rights vs. Civil Rights

Iris Jackson, CCICS Correspondent Writer

March 5, 2012

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Ironically, human rights" and "civil rights" are often times mistaken for having the same meaning and are used interchangeably. Usually, the term "civil rights" is associated with the Black Power Movement of the early 1950s through the 1970s. The term "human rights" has a connotation with the negative catastrophic effects...

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