Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning


The Case for Reparations: A University Response

The Case for Reparations: A University Response

Tuesday March 31 | 6:30PM  

Jo Ann Rooney Hall 

Lake Shore Campus

Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent for The Atlantic and winner of the 2014 George Polk Award for Commentary, spoke about his cover article, "The Case for Reparations".  A panel discussion followed.  


  • Anita Thomas, Associate Professor in School of Education, LUC
  • Billy Lamar Brooks Sr., Director of YouthLAB@1512, Better Boys Foundation
  • Juan Perea, Professor of Law, LUC

Read more about the talk in the Chicago Reader here

View more photos from the event on our Facebook page here



Tuesday March 31 | 11:30AM
Kasbeer Hall, Corboy Law Center
Water Tower Campus

Ta-Nehisi Coates presented at Corboy Law Center.  


Sponsored by:

Center for Urban Research & Learning
Water Tower Campus Life
School of Law
Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
School of Education
Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership
School of Communication
Institute of Pastoral Studies
Quinlan School of Business
Provost Office for Social Justice Initiatives
Department of Sociology