Topic: race

Op-eds, Opinions

Carroll ’21: What the Super Bowl riots can teach us about race in America

February 20, 2018 0 comments

On the night of Super Bowl Sunday, football fans took to the streets of Philadelphia after the Eagles pulled off a historic upset in Super Bowl LII, bringing the team their first championship title.

David Roediger, professor at the University of Kansas, discussed his work  with Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and director of the CSREA.

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Roediger contextualizes whiteness in Trump era

February 6, 2018 0 comments

In a talk entitled “Whiteness in the Time of Trump,” David Roediger, professor of American studies at the University of Kansas, drew upon his work in what he calls “the critical study of whiteness” to shed light on why white working-class voters supported President Trump in the 2016 election Monday evening.

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

December 5, 2017 0 comments

Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

University awarded grant to address truth and racial healing

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University awarded grant to address truth and racial healing

September 6, 2017 0 comments

The Association of American Colleges and Universities announced it selected Brown to receive a grant to tackle racial issues and work toward racial healing.

Reverend Janet Cooper Nelson, University chaplain, will lead the initiatives to develop discussion groups for black students and Muslim women on campus.

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University awarded grant to address racial inequity, advance justice

August 17, 2017 0 comments

The University, alongside nine other American institutions, was selected to receive a $30,000 grant to address racial justice and equality.

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Citywide conversation tackles race, environment in Providence

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Community organizers and residents gathered to launch a discussion on the role race and racism play in the environmental challenges that Providence faces.

Youth Poetry Grand Slam addresses race, sexuality through spoken word

Arts & Culture

Youth Poetry Grand Slam addresses race, sexuality through spoken word

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Poetry echoed off the walls and checkered stage, splashed against the red curtains and landed with impact into the ears of listeners.