Tagged - activism

JMUF advocates for Uyghurs at Hillel’s Sukkah

On Sept. 21, the UR Jewish community came together under Hillel’s Sukkah to discuss the oppression that Uyghur Muslims in China face today. JMUF head, junior Kinneret Katz, helped lead a discussion on Jewish advocacy for Uyghurs.

Corporations need to do more to protest Georgia’s new voting law

Corporations have political clout, and it’s about time they used it for good.

How student turnover halts campus activism

How are students supposed to change that when we’re graduating faster than the University can fire a single sexual harasser?

Presentation explores role of Black women in suffrage movement

SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of History Dr. Susan Goodier began her lecture by emphasizing the importance of telling the stories of Black suffragists. She said that they should be “household names, like the names of white suffragists.” 

A letter to white activists

Cry for your own life, but get mad about what happens to Black people in this country.

Architect Lee breaks down “power and place”

New Orleans architect Bryan C. Lee Jr kicked off the Humanities Center’s speaker series this past Thursday, discussing how architecture…

Inside Rochester’s police accountability struggle

In front of Rochester’s City Council on April 16, Phyllis Harmon tearfully opened her neck brace, showing what she says…

Angela Davis, famed prison abolitionist, challenges UR to stress critical thinking

Angela Davis — an activist and scholar known for her prison abolitionist work — championed critical thinking in her talk…

A radical education: University activism exhibit in Rush Rhees

The exhibit moves through the activism from 1962 to 1973 and displays the general trend of students’ and faculty powerful voice during this radical decade.