The alleged racially motivated incidents and apparent hate crimes that occurred last spring left us feeling hurt and raw.
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“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.
Last week the Department of Homeland Security finally deemed white supremacy as a primary security threat in response to countless mass shootings that have claimed the lives of over 100 people in the last six months.
In the Diaspora, we observe an eighth day of Passover, during which we celebrate the conclusion of a holiday that honors the Exodus and we say Yizkor, a memorial prayer for the deceased recited four times a year.
Hate crimes in the United States have historically been a pressing issue that is an unfortunate part to our country. The hate crime rate has exponentially increased within the last three years.
There is a misguided idea held by some Americans that racism and bigotry no longer exist in this country.
Senior psychology major Jedaun Carter said she has been in therapy since she was 6 or 7 years old, but never saw the benefit from it until high school.
I read Tyler Evains’ “Commentary: Increased security reflects anti-black bias” (May 4) and it was like déjà vu all over again.
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.