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Students Reflect on the Institute on Memory and Human Rights

The Institute on Memory and Human Rights explores the role of memorials in reckoning with racial inequality and state violence, and how individual and collective memory shapes public narratives of past and present injustices. In September 2019, UChicago students, faculty, and members of Chicago Torture Justice Memorials traveled to Alabama to learn more about liberatory memory work and civil rights.

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