Tagged - Race

Students talk racism in STEM

“This is exactly why we’re here,” Colberg said, later adding, “Hajim definitely could have had a spot in the Scholar Strike [...] It’s kind of disappointing that not one professor took the time to center [a] lecture around that." 

Jessica Krug and Jewish trauma

I made up a story to suit the silences of the family I was born into, and the non-truth I made up slid perfectly over the gaps in my own story of self. 

The racist policies that led to the July ‘64 uprisings

When Reuben Davis moved to Rochester in 1955, he was hopeful about the prospect of success in a city known for its economic prosperity. But it soon became apparent that as a Black man, he was not included in the comforts of the city’s industrial opportunities.

June 2020, July ’64: Rochester’s so-called ‘riots’

"When people’s needs are not met, they will respond. And rioting, mashing up, destruction, all of those things are part of it.”

Vandal with care: the right reasons for destruction

Random looting, especially by white so-called allies, especially of independent, often minority-owned businesses, is not direct action.

Rochester joins national protests for racial justice

Speakers included a 10-year-old girl who, two weeks prior to the event, was handcuffed during a routine traffic stop.

Womanist Club talks racial fetishes

Is dating or attraction based on race okay? Is it just a preference or a sign of something more sinister?…

It’s always about race

Being a black person means you have to live in a world where you are constantly reminded of the color of your skin.

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…

Pissed off at Gucci? Start supporting local brands

Over the years, a lot of companies and celebrities have seemingly profited from the historical mistreatment and misrepresentation of black…