Tagged - Race

World hijab day seeks awareness

“It gives non-Muslim women a chance to be in a Muslim women’s shoes and to really feel what it’s like to wear hijab,” said former graduate student Mai Ali ‘17, who is celebrating her 15th year wearing her hijab.

Maria Hinojosa delivers MLK address

Hinojosa said the biggest reason for racism in America today is fear. Specifically, the fear of people and their unfamiliarity with the rest of the world.

Poetry slam tackles race, gender, and class

The (X) Agenda tackled the intersections of race, gender, and class.

Panel aims to fight racism in all forms

The two-hour event was led by Dean for Diversity Beth Olivares and Academic Program Coordinator for the Office of Minority Student Affairs Sasha Eloi, alongside five students who shared their experiences of race relations and discrimination at the University.

Black student summit earns praise from Rochester mayor

This year’s theme, “forward together,” centers on empowering students of color and their communities.

DLH event offers lesson in protesters’ rights

The evening would address the topic of black activism in a broad sense, with a focus on the legal rights of protesters and other activists.

Diversity survey results reveal splits among UR community

The survey measured the inclusiveness of the University’s academic environment across eight factors—trust, appreciation of individual attributes, sense of belonging, access to opportunity, equitable reward and recognition, cultural competence, respect, and common purpose.

Ringing the bell on racism

His one-man show, “The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour,” played to nearly nonstop laughs in the crowded Douglass Ballroom on Friday evening.

Film showing pushes racial questions

The audience, inspired after the film they had just watched, gave their opinion—people should speak up, and they have to take a stand against racism.

Seligman approves main race proposals

Seligman announced that he would be accepting the “principal recommendations” of the Commission.