Tag: black lives matter

Police brutality analyzed

University of La Verne students and faculty gathered for a Black Lives Matter discussion Monday in the President’s Dining Room to examine how the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012 illustrates prominent racial issues in America.

Queer people of color erased from history

Activist Jonathon Paul Higgins gave a presentation on the inclusivity, acknowledgment and ‘erasure’ of queer people of color in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday.

Cook hopes for political revolution

Before an audience of roughly 40 faculty, staff and students William Cook, professor of English, talked about the importance of being true to oneself.

March calls for racial equality

Students and faculty of various ethnicities gathered in front of the Enrollment Management Building on First Street and E Street Wednesday morning.

‘Citizen’ reading confronts racism

The staged reading of the book “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine, directed by Shirley Jo Finney and performed by theater department students, ended its four days of performances Sunday.

Lecture discusses racism’s persistence

Assistant Professor of English Laurie Rodrigues discussed her research on people of color and their misrepresentation in media, politics, literature and prison as well as their underrepresentation on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

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