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Activist Jason Reynolds Discusses Bestselling Works Sept. 29

By: COD News Bureau

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Award-winning novelist Jason Reynolds will discuss his bestselling novel “Long Way Down” and his critically acclaimed nonfiction book “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. The virtual event is presented by the Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families in partnership with College of DuPage.

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College of DuPage, Area Community Colleges Team Up to Support Civil Discourse and Activism

By: Mike McKissack

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College of DuPage, in partnership with other area community colleges, will present “iYa es el Tiempo! Students Coming Together to Create Change,” virtually via Zoom at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25.

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Prairie Light Review Now Accepting Submissions for Fall Edition

By: Mike McKissack

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The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Oct. 1. Submissions may include original fiction, nonfiction, essays, and drama of 1,600 words or less; poetry of 62 lines or less; graphic essays of 12 panels or less; black and white and color photography; and 2D and 3D artwork of any medium.

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Innovation DuPage Launches Construction Industry Owner-to-CEO Program

By: Angela Mennecke

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In partnership with the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA), Innovation DuPage (ID) launched the Construction Industry Owner-to-CEO Business Accelerator, a program designed to support Hispanic, Black, female and veteran-owned businesses.

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COD Alumnus Lamorne Morris Stars in New Hulu Comedy Series Addressing Racial Inequality

By: Jordyn Holliday

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College of DuPage Theater alumnus and actor Lamorne Morris is starring as the protagonist of “Woke,” a new semi-animated comedy series on Hulu that sheds light on a variety of racial inequalities, ranging from police brutality to colorism in the entertainment industry.

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