Tag: police violence

‘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.

Law school hosts civil rights panels

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.

Wright discusses social justice

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.

Ferguson faces lasting social strife

The final installment of the panel series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action” examined the disenfranchisement of the black community, the demise of the social contract, police response and perception and a call to action relating to Ferguson incidents Tuesday at the College of Law.

Panelists discuss Ferguson

University of La Verne faculty, staff and students discussed police reformation, civilians’ right to protest and effectiveness of voting during the panel “Community Justice: Com­munity-Based Alternatives to Traditional Law Enforce­ment,” Tuesday in the Chapel.

Commentary: We cannot ignore racism anymore

It has been more than a month since Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Latest Stories