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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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The Long Term: Resisting Life Sentences, Working Toward Freedom, a new anthology coedited by Alice Kim

Director of Human Rights Practice Alice Kim is coeditor of and contributor to a new book illustrating the devastation caused by an unjust prison system. Kim is the inaugural director of the new Human Rights Lab, a project of the Pozen Center, that is engaging students and community in human rights work addressing mass incarceration and racialized policing.

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