South to America
2022- Our 16th annual lecture entitled South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation will be delivered by Dr. Imani Perry of Princeton University on Thursday, November 3rd in Middelton Auditorium.
2022 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners
Congratulations to 2022 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners Zoha Mian and Claire Johnson.
The Fire This Time
2021 — Our 15th annual lecture entitled “The Fire This Time: Police Violence and Urban Uprisings from the 1960s to Breonna Taylor,” will be delivered by Dr. Elizabeth Hinton of Yale University on Wednesday, November 10, in the UofL SAC Ballroom.
Calling In the Call Out Culture
2020 - Loretta Ross, Visiting Associate Professor at Smith College presents this year's Anne Braden Memorial Lecture. November 11 at 5:30-7:30pm via Zoom.
Statement from the UofL Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research
The Kentucky Attorney General’s Sept. 23 decision offers no justice to Breonna Taylor or her loved ones, only attempted justification for the senseless taking of her life through actions that were botched at every step.
Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research Letter to Gov. Beshear
Read the full letter to Governor Beshear
Call for Applications: Spring 2020 Faculty Fellowships
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.
ABI receives award for research on history of the LGBTQ movement in Kentucky
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.
The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today
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.
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
2018 - 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 Evidence of Things Done: Learning Lessons of Struggle in the 21st Century
2017 – Rhonda Y Williams to deliver performance-talk November 8 at duPont Manual High School auditorium
2019 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners
Congratulations to 2019 Social Justice Research Paper Award Winners Sarah McCoy and Hannah White.