President’s Note: CCDBR Confronted a Real HUAC Witch Hunt. The One Trump Alleges Doesn’t Even Come Close.

Over fifty years ago, CCDBR was formed in part as a response to the continuation of threats to First Amendment rights represented by the House Committee on Un-American Activities (the notorious “HUAC”). Attempts to enforce patriotic orthodoxy and silence dissent … Read more »

Newberry Library Launches Initiative to Preserve Artifacts from Chicago Protest Movements

The Newberry Library announced last week that they will begin accepting donations of materials and artifacts from Chicago-area protest and activist movements in order to preserve them for the historical record. 

You can find the announcement here, and information … Read more »