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Black Women Will Save the World with April Ryan

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

It’s time—and long overdue—for everyone to acknowledge Black women’s unrivaled contribution to American life and democracy. At CHF, trailblazing White House correspondent April Ryan highlights the incredible work of “sheroes” like Valerie Jarret, Kamala Harris, Brittney Packnett Cunningham, and LaTosha Brown. Join her for a conversation with Valerie Jarrett about how Black women will save […]

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Is the Public Still Persuadable? A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and publisher of The.Ink joins CHF for a conversation with David Corn, Washington DC Bureau Chief for Mother Jones, about how to change people’s minds in order to change how things are. If you’ve been up at night wondering how to save democracy […]

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Rick Lowe on the Transformative Power of Public Art

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

For artist and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe, art doesn't only hang on walls in museums, art is all around us. Art is street murals celebrating Black-owned businesses. Art is the Project Row Houses in Houston’s historic Third Ward. Art is the act we take as members of our communities. At CHF, Lowe reflects on community-based […]

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Innocent & Behind Bars with Daniel S. Medwed

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

At CHF, renowned legal scholar Daniel S. Medwed explains how America’s judicial system is stacked against the innocent. Join him and Lake Forest College legal studies professor Stephanie Caparelli for a conversation demystifying the procedural rules, systemic bias, and court culture that make up the barriers to exoneration. We’ll discuss how our justice system operates, […]

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Will Bunch on the Higher Education Divide

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Will Bunch calls higher education the great political and cultural fault line of American life. Join Bunch and Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Anthony S. Chen, as they explore the central question of Bunch’s latest book After the Ivory Tower Falls: How has the fracturing of American people […]

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Extremism in America: Pushing Back on Radicalism & Saving our Democracy

Norris University Center 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston

America is witnessing a frightening trend: the rise of extremist groups, like the Proud Boys, infiltrating our politics. At CHF, leading extremism reporter Andy Campbell (author of We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered in a New Era of American Extremism) sits down with Michael Fanone, a former Trump supporter, DC Metropolitan […]

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