“Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege” explored themes of racial injustice and what the trauma of growing up black in America looks like, with an audience and actor “talk-back” panel following each performance.
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On March 15, three police cars arrived at Sneaky Park after a new member presentation from historically black sorority Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Shortly before, music was playing and people were mingling. Two Campus Safety officers pulled up soon after, reporting that the police were responding to a noise complaint.
Lawrence Potter, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, explained the notion of the “color line,” or “colorism” within the African American community, otherwise known as intraracial prejudice between light skinned and darker skinned African Americans, Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, contributed his topic of white privilege to the University of La Verne’s Colloquium Series on Diversity.
The 87th Annual Academy Awards were held Sunday and once again, were dominated by whites in all categories. It is no question that people of color are severely underrepresented at the Oscars.
Faculty and staff members of the University of La Verne discussed the effects a militarized mindset have on the police at a panel titled “The Social Context in Which Law Enforcement Operates: Militarization of Police and Race Relations in Law Enforcement Encounters,” the third part of the five-part series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and […]
Everyone has been focused in on the comments made by the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling from an audio recording obtained by TMZ between Sterling and his girlfriend V. Stiviano.
Following the crowning of a new Miss America on Sept. 15, an immediate racial backlash surged throughout the nation, with some of the most hateful responses being posted online.
John Sununu paid a visit to CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” last week. During the interview with Morgan, Sununu suggested that former secretary of state Colin Powell is supporting President Barack Obama because they are of the same race.
The Supreme Court announced on Feb. 21 that it would hear an appeal from a white student who claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas based on racial discrimination.