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The Cost of Balancing Academia and Racism by Adrienne Green

Reviewing the results of studies of the effect of racism on the mental health of college students of color, Green points out in her article in The Atlantic that “research has shown that the higher-education experience often requires that black…

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Racial Microaggressions @ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Domestic students of color attending the University of Illinois during 2011- 2012 were surveyed about their experiences of microaggressions on campus.  Of the 4800 who participated,”[t]hirty-nine percent (39%) of the students of color who responded to the survey reported feeling…

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Loyola University Maryland speaks out

We Have A Dream: Loyola University Maryland from LUM Students on Vimeo. “A few students came together and decided that in light of recent events in Baltimore, a response was necessary from the Loyola community. Our dream is to stand…

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An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter

Moving letter of support from black faculty across the country to African American college students describes what both group face and endure.

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UCLA Academic Senate approves diversity-related course requirement

What will change attitudes, hearts and minds?  People need to be educated about their level of privilege.  UCLA is mandating a course on diversity, which is a start.

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