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Topic: racism

Murphy ’23: ‘An existential threat’: how anti-Chinese discourse in foreign policy lends itself to anti-Asian hate

Columns, Opinions

Murphy ’23: ‘An existential threat’: how anti-Chinese discourse in foreign policy lends itself to anti-Asian hate

April 4, 2021 1 comment

On March 16, 2021, after a year in which the United States saw anti-Asian hate crimes rise nearly 150 percent, a white gunman murdered six Asian women in three Asian-owned spas after allegedly saying that he would “kill all Asians.”

The Bruno Brief: Brown community grieves Atlanta shooting victims

News, Podcasts, University News

The Bruno Brief: Brown community grieves Atlanta shooting victims

March 28, 2021 1 comment

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we talk to students and faculty about their reactions to the deadly shooting in Atlanta, Georgia March 16, which killed eight people, including six Asian women.

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

Metro, News

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

March 23, 2021 2 comments

The victims of the tragedy were Soon Park, Hyun Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Yue, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Yaun and Paul Andre Michels. 

The 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones unpacks anti-Blackness, history of slavery in Watson talk

University News

The 1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones unpacks anti-Blackness, history of slavery in Watson talk

October 19, 2020 3 comments

Nikole Hannah-Jones wants to reframe the way we perceive American history. 

Moody P’97, Taylor P’86 P’90: The Not Totally Silent Generation

Op-eds, Opinions

Moody P’97, Taylor P’86 P’90: The Not Totally Silent Generation

September 27, 2020 0 comments

James R. Moody and Sandy McFarland Taylor, co-presidents of the class of 1958, write about three contemporaries who inspire them, prompted by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Representatives of ARM said that the coalition does not believe that research awards are enough to adequately compensate the work to be done by members of the task force.

News, University News

ARM petitions for compensation for members of University’s anti-Black racism task force

September 10, 2020 0 comments

Against Racism in Medicine, a coalition which advocates for anti-racist practices in the medical field, released a petition Aug. 11 that calls for monetary compensation for every member of the University’s Task Force on Anti-Black Racism. 

Collins – We Suffocate: When Will We Finally Breathe?

Op-eds, Opinions

Collins – We Suffocate: When Will We Finally Breathe?

June 5, 2020 0 comments

To the Brown Community: I’m sure by now many of you are consumed by what’s been happening here in the United States. For those of you who are in a particularly difficult place because of the racial killings, I’m writing to you. Honestly, I’m writing to me too. 

Simshauser ’20: On Italy’s football pitches, racism finds a refuge

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: On Italy’s football pitches, racism finds a refuge

September 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The season had hardly begun when Italian football’s most vile tradition reared its head. On Sept. 1 — just the second matchday of Serie A (Italy’s top league) — Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku readied himself for a penalty against rival club Cagliari.

Speakers dissect art’s role in decolonizing institutions

Arts & Culture

Speakers dissect art’s role in decolonizing institutions

October 24, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Amin Husain and Nitasha Dhillon from the group MTL Collective analyzed activist efforts during recent global crises through the lens of modern art in a talk Tuesday at Pembroke Hall.

Aman ’20: Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test misses the mark

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test misses the mark

October 21, 2018 1 comment

Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a series of videos discussing her Native American heritage, as well a DNA test that concluded she had a Native American ancestor six to ten generations back.