The A&S Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research (ABI) is recruiting 2 new Spring 2020 faculty fellowships, with possible extension into AY2020-21.
2019 - Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor delivered the 12th Annual Anne Braden Memorial lecture to a packed house in Strickler Hall's Middleton Auditorium. Her talk, "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation," was based on her 2016 book of the same name.
The Anne Braden Institute has received the 2019 southern regional W. K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. The award was given for their work with the Fairness Campaign to research and write the 1st LGBTQ State Historic Context in the nation, housed at the National Park Service.
2019 - Dr. Jelani Cobb, Columbia professor of journalism and award-winning columnist on race, history and politics for the New Yorker presents this year's Anne Braden Memorial Lecture. November 20 from 5:30-7:30pm in Comstock Hall, UofL School of Music. Free and open to the public with reception to follow.
On behalf of the Anne Braden Institute, I write to express a deep sense of shared grief and sorrow to those killed or injured over the weekend in El Paso and Dayton, to all directly affected by the shootings, and to our entire society, which has been so badly damaged by the violence and injustices that infect the very air we breathe.
2017 – Rhonda Y Williams to deliver performance-talk November 8 at duPont Manual High School auditorium
Congratulations to 2016 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winner Tyler Short
Faculty and staff from across the University of Louisville signed a letter supporting the Kent School of Social Work endorsement of the Black Lives Matter movement that was presented to President Neville Pinto and Provost Dale Billingsley on December 20, 2016.
2016 – Angela Y Davis's lecture was inspired by her 2015 book of the same title, Freedom is a Constant Struggle.
Congratulations to 2010 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners John Vance and Joelle Robinson.
Congratulations to 2011 Social Justice Research Paper Awards winners Allison Lutes and Tyler Donovan