Claudia Rankine, author of “Citizen: An American Lyric,” spoke at the University of La Verne’s One Book, One University event, with one at 11:45 a.m. and another at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday in the Morgan Auditorium.
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Students and faculty of various ethnicities gathered in front of the Enrollment Management Building on First Street and E Street Wednesday morning.
The staged reading of the book “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine, directed by Shirley Jo Finney and performed by theater department students, ended its four days of performances Sunday.
The white-washing of Asian-American actors is an issue in Hollywood that has begun to gain attention as more people speak out about it.
Despite thoughtful analysis of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit down during the national anthem, there has been less conversation about the politics behind it.
What was supposed to be a simple ad promoting Old Navy’s #ThankYouEvent sale turned into a target for racist trolls on Twitter.
When actress Scarlett Johansson was cast in 2015 to play the protagonist in the upcoming film “Ghost in the Shell,” fans were outraged that Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks chose a white woman to play a Japanese character. Now, after the studios released the first photo of Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi, fans have reignited the […]
Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, contributed his topic of white privilege to the University of La Verne’s Colloquium Series on Diversity.
The fight to ban the modern display of the Confederate battle emblem continues to grow, and the University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, joined the initiative Monday after Interim Chancellor Morris H. Stocks approved the lowering and furling of the state flag at its Oxford campus.
Georgia’s Stone Mountain used to be the meeting site of white supremacy group the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s, but if a new proposal passes, a tower that includes a bell with the line, “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia,” from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech will […]