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Barbara Ransby quoted in the New Yorker

Apr 13, 2016
Barbara Ransby, UIC distinguished professor of African American studies, gender and women’s studies and history, is quoted in The New Yorker magazine’s article on the Black Lives Matter movement, how it differs from earlier civil rights movements, and its future. Ransby, who also director of the UIC Social Justice Initiative, discusses advice activist Ella Baker delivered during civil rights efforts in the 1940s.

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