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Topic: race

For Davis, “Untangling a Red, White and Black Heritage” fits within an academic trend that highlights racial complexities in US history.

Metro, News

Davis talks importance of untangling US racial history

March 11, 2020 0 comments

Artist, writer and scholar Darnella Davis grew up in a family of Indigenous, Black and white descent. My family included everybody,” she told the audience of a Tuesday evening lecture called “Why Untangling Our Red, White and Black Heritage Matters.”

Arnold MA’19: What’s it like to be ‘Black Like Me?’

Op-eds, Opinions

Arnold MA’19: What’s it like to be ‘Black Like Me?’

March 9, 2020 0 comments

Recently, I participated in a screening of the film “Black Like Me.” The event was hosted at Brown University’s Manning Chapel by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life.

The University supported Harvard’s admission policy following the 2018 amicus brief. Now, the University plans to review the written ruling by judge Allison D. Burroughs.

News, University News

Federal court upholds Harvard’s race-conscious admissions

October 2, 2019 0 comments

A federal judge ruled in favor of Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy yesterday, temporarily ending a court challenge to the practice. Harvard was accused of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in a lawsuit brought by Students for Fair Admissions…

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

Metro Roundup, Feb. 26

February 26, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Providence-Warwick has highest per capita donut ratio in the nation The Providence-Warwick metro area has the highest doughnut per capita ratio of any metro area in the United States, according to a new ranking from BestPlaces. With 23.25 shops per 100,000 people, Providence-Warwick was closely followed by Worcester and the […]

University fellow Richard Rothstein spoke about the complicated and long-lasting effects of local, state and federal government policies in segregating residential communities throughout the United States.

News, University News

Historian discusses segregation, urban development

January 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Richard Rothstein, a Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, discussed the idea that federal, state and local government policies have segregated metropolitan areas into racially homogeneous neighborhoods and potential government remedies during a talk at the University Thursday.

U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

News, University News

U. files brief supporting Harvard’s race-conscious admission policy

August 19, 2018 5 comments

Harvard is currently being sued by the organization Students for Fair Admissions for allegedly discriminating against Asian American applicants.

Op-eds, Opinions

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

February 20, 2018 1 comment

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.

News, University News

Roediger contextualizes whiteness in Trump era

February 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

News, University News

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

December 5, 2017 1 comment

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

News, University News

University awarded grant to address truth and racial healing

September 6, 2017 6 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.