The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign occupies the lands of the Peoria, Kaskaskia, Piankashaw, Wea, Miami, Mascoutin, Odawa, Sauk, Mesquaki, Kickapoo, Potawatomi, Ojibwe, and Chickasaw Nations. These lands were the traditional territory of these Native Nations prior to their forced removal; these lands continue to carry the stories of these Nations and their struggles for survival and identity.
Shirley Chisholm campaign buttons, 1972. Chisholm was the first African-American candidate to run for president of the United States. From Stephanie Mitchell, "Pinning their hopes on buttons," Harvard Gazette, March 24, 2016, http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/03/pinning-their-hopes-on-buttons/. Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell.
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