Tagged - Race

Enough with the collective blame

The left in America is less identitarian than the EFF, but still operates on many of the same principles.

Let’s talk about campus hate speech

Today, in a world of blatant racism and white supremacy, college hate crimes are on the rise. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of reported hate crimes on college campuses has increased by 25 percent.

How racism lives among us

As an Indian-American, I have never thought of myself as any more or less of one of my cultures. I have never had to stop and ask myself about my identity. I am just me. It is as simple as that, right? Not exactly.

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.