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.
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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.
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 and activist Monti Washington spoke on discrimination and the social implications during the “Which Lives Matter” event, Oct. 14 via Zoom.
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.
With the move to remote learning this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Campus Activities Board was determined to make virtual welcome week as exciting and engaging as possible with the theme “Movin’ Through the Decades.”
Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown La Verne in support of the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday afternoon.
A bill being considered by state legislators could help reduce the discrimination in schools and the workplace associated with natural African American hairstyles.
Melina Abdullah, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, spoke to 120 members of the University community in honor of Black History Month Thursday in the Campus Center Ballrooms.
Following the death of Botham Shem Jean – the 26-year-old African American man who was shot when off-duty Dallas police officer Amber Guyger apparently mistakenly entered his apartment on Sept. 6, thinking it was her own – it’s clear something went horribly wrong, say local experts.