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UN hearing on racism in Chicago

Doudou Diene, Special Rapporteur on Racism for the UN Human Rights Commission, holds a public hearing on racial discrimination in Chicago at noon on Friday, May 23, at the University of Chicago International House, 1414 E, 59th.

His fact-finding mission was mandated after a Chicago delegation presented a report on racism here (pdf) to the Human Rights Commission in Geneva in February.

A reception for Diene will be held at the Depaul University Law School, 1 E. Jackson, Friday at 4 p.m.  More information at jcua.org.  (More on Diene’s visit to eight U.S. cities at US Human Rights Network.  Also see last December’s Newstip on the Chicago report.)

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