Tag: black lives matter

Pérez considers pervasiveness of racist humor

Raul Perez, author and assistant professor of sociology, discussed his new book “The Souls of White Jokes,” during his lecture at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room. 

Rabbi speaks of unity during unprecedented times

Rabbi Sharon Brous shared the importance of being empathetic in a time of fear and division due to the various cases of racial injustice in society to an audience of 165 people Tuesday in a virtual lecture hosted by Pomona College. 

Theater department remembers L.A. riots in virtual production

The University of La Verne’s theater department is meeting the moment with a virtual production of “Twilight, Los Angeles 1992,” which features stories and experiences from the Los Angeles riots in 1992, told in monologues.

SARS threatens freedom of Nigerian citizens

The fight against police brutality, a core principle of the Black Lives Matter movement, is not just an American concern. It is part of an important struggle against despotic government worldwide.

Actor discusses discrimination

Actor and activist Monti Washington spoke on discrimination and the social implications during the “Which Lives Matter” event, Oct. 14 via Zoom. 

Breonna Taylor verdict is not justice

After waiting six months for a verdict on the killing of Breonna Taylor, we finally got our answer on Sept. 23 when the Kentucky grand jury announced that none of the officers involved would be directly charged in Taylor’s death. To much of the world’s disappointment, she was denied the justice she deserves.

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