Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown La Verne in support of the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday afternoon.
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As the nation came to a standstill when unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered in cold blood by a police officer in 2014, much of the country had no idea what was to come in regards to the issue of police brutality following that fateful day.
Atatiana Jefferson was fatally shot in her own home in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 12 by a police officer marking another case of police brutality, a failure to hold the murderer accountable in a timely manner, and a perceived attempt to shift the blame onto the victim.
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.
On April 12, two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia. The men were not disobeying any laws, making any sort of scene or bothering anyone. One of them, Rashon Nelson, asked an employee if he could use the bathroom upon walking into the Starbucks and was told it was for paying customers […]
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.
Students and faculty of various ethnicities gathered in front of the Enrollment Management Building on First Street and E Street Wednesday morning.
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.
The University of La Verne College of Law hosted its third annual Civil Rights Symposium Thursday at the Embassy Suites hotel near the Ontario Airport.
Retired U.S. Army reserve colonel and former U.S. diplomat Ann Wright spoke at the second annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium about whether human rights are for everyone.