September 25, 2018 6:00pm — 9:00pm

'63 Boycott Documentary  Screening

University of Illinois Chicago Daley- Library
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Richard J. Daley Library, Room 1-470 1st floor

In 1963, 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. '63 Boycott, a new documentary from Kartemquin Films, explores this event.

Come see the movie and participate in a discussion with the audience led by Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago and Pauline Lipman, Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago with '63 Boycott producer Rachel Dickson and Eve Ewing, Assistant Professor at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.

Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to by 12:00 p.m. September 25, 2018.


Sponsored by the UIC University Library and Chicago Collections.


 Chicago Collections Consortium             UIC University Library


Chicago Collections digital exhibit launching in September 2018: “Place of Protest: Chicago’s Legacy of Dissent, Declaration, and Disruption”

Pulling from CCC member collections, and curated by Rachel Boyle, PhD, the exhibit examines how protesters occupied space with their bodies, voices, and possessions. A listing of related events pertaining to the protest theme will be included.