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Congratulations to Dr. Beth E. Richie nominated a 2022 Marguerite Casey Freedom Scholar

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Congratulations to our very own Dr. Beth E. Richie - LAS Distinguished Professor, Head of the Department of Criminology, Law and Justice and Professor of Black Studies at UIC, nominated a 2022 Marguerite Casey Foundation Freedom Scholar. The Freedom Scholar award exemplify a commitment to scholarship benefitting movements led by Black and Indigenous people, migrants and queer people, poor people, and people of color. The awards also recognize the role that Freedom Scholars play in cultivating and nurturing movements for justice and freedom. Learn more at