Tagged - racism

It’s been a year; we need to stop AAPI hate

This atrocity was not the effective trigger to anti-racism and the end of Asian hate at UR that I had hoped it would be.

Letter to the Editor: Medical racism

I believe in vaccines. I believe in the COVID-19 vaccine. Yet, I think people who present allergic reactions should be exempted. People like me.

Letter to the Editor: UR’s love-hate relationship with the 19th Ward

Understanding the Ward’s history as a segregated neighborhood helps explain the way it exists today, with racist bridge fears permeating the University campus.

The privilege of white lies for a biracial Asian-American

Although some people can immediately tell that I’m Asian, there’s an undeniable privilege in knowing that passing as white is even an option for me. While I have had moments like last March where I’ve felt fear because of my race, I’ve never been racially discriminated against, and that’s something I don’t take for granted.

Being an ally to Asians in America should continue indefinitely

You have a moral obligation to look for the way institutional issues touch your life, because they do.

Emails are just the first step

I know University administration understands that a statement of solidarity is not the end of this work.

Nobel by blood

For a prize that’s considered to be the pinnacle of achievement in any field, there’s a conservative distribution among extremely similar looking people.

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.” 

Interfaith candlelight vigil honors Daniel Prude 

“I am in mourning for a man I never met because I fear that one day, it could be my brother or my mother — or me,” Baker said. 

URMC presentation talks racism in the medical world

Though “white people can suffer from racial prejudice,” Cullen said, “white people cannot suffer from racism or be subjected to racism.”