Topic: racism

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: The wake-up call of the 2018 U.S. Open

September 16, 2018 0 comments

There were a lot of storylines that could have been written following the the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Singles final.

Editorial: University’s response to racist flyers came too late

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University’s response to racist flyers came too late

February 28, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 3, a series of appalling racist and anti-black pamphlets were found around the University and surrounding neighborhoods.

Earlier this month, students and government officials gathered to condemn racism in two press conferences arranged by the NAACP.

News, University News

University releases statement regarding racist flyers

February 22, 2018 0 comments

In response to the racist flyers found around the University, concerned undergraduate black students issued a joint statement in bluestockings magazine Feb. 14 expressing concerns about the University’s silence on the matter.

Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

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Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

February 11, 2018 0 comments

ainy weather did not stop a group of students and local community members from gathering at the intersection of George and Brook streets Sunday evening to speak out against the racist posters and pamphlets that were disseminated throughout the University’s campus and other areas in Providence last week.

Columns, Opinions

Oke ’20: Words of hate, words of healing

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung (German, n.): the process of coming to terms with the past.

Metro, News, University News

NAACP, community unite in response to racist flyers

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The Providence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called a press conference Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brook and George streets.

Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

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Faculty panel talks white nationalism in U.S.

September 6, 2017 0 comments

A faculty panel discussed the existence of white nationalism in the United States in the wake of Charlottesville in front of a packed Salomon 101.

University News

#BlackLivesMatter co-founder urges activism

March 21, 2016 0 comments

Difficulty is no reason to stand at the sidelines during times of crisis, said Opal Tometi, one of the founders of #BlackLivesMatter, in a talk March 19.

Author Lawrence Ross discussed the mobilizing influence that the Black Lives Matter movement has had on campus activists across the country.

University News

‘Blackballed’ talk confronts campus racism

February 8, 2016 0 comments

“Racism equals a societal cancer,” said author Lawrence Ross as he opened his lecture, “Blackballed: The Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” Saturday.

Malik ’18: The Academy’s shortcomings

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Malik ’18: The Academy’s shortcomings

February 7, 2016 0 comments

I tried to stop caring about the Academy Awards when I began noticing that they often picked winners with which I didn’t agree at all.