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Arabian Prince is a founding member of the legendary rap group NWA, which was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Arabian Prince is a songwriter, rapper, music producer, DJ, entrepreneur, and tech investor. He has created and invested in tech companies in the music, entertainment, and gaming industries, and is active in programs that bridge technology gaps for kids.
Last year’s murder of George Floyd focused attention on confronting systemic racism and promoting racial justice as a combined national imperative. To commemorate and reflect on these legacies as well as the strategies going forward, the Office of Inclusive Excellence will host a Toward Racial Justice conversation at 12-1 p.m. PT on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Please join us. Your voice matters. PANELISTS Douglas Haynes, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Belinda Campos, chair and professor of the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UCI School of Law Claire Kim, professor…
Meet a few of the professors in the Department of African American Studies at the UCI School of Humanities and learn about the major! Frank B. Wilderson III, chair of the department, leads a panel with Bridget R. Cooks, associate professor of African American Studies and Art History, and John Murillo III, assistant professor of African American Studies.
This order represents the Federal Government’s final execution and fulfillment of the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation. The people to whom this order was addressed were the last group of Americans to be informed that all formerly enslaved persons were now free. The effects of this order would later be celebrated as the Juneteenth holiday.
Meet Sydney Charles and Tatum Larsen, two literary journalism majors and talented storytellers. In their new video series, “The Welcome Table with Sydney and Tatum” (named after a gospel song and short story by Alice Walker), Charles and Larsen spotlight the pivotal moments in the lives of Black faculty, staff, students and alumni in the School of Humanities.
The artists featured in The Black Index—Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas—build upon the tradition of Black self-representation as an antidote to colonialist images. Using drawing, performance, printmaking, sculpture, and digital technology to transform the recorded image, these artists question our reliance on photography as a privileged source for documentary objectivity and understanding. Their works offer an alternative practice—a Black index—that still serves as a finding aid for information about Black subjects, but also challenges viewers’ desire for classification.
The UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence presents: The Fire Next Time: Anti-Black Racism and the Struggle to Live in the United States Like James Baldwin’s call to action, this forum aims to engage participants in strategies to surmount current anti-Blackness while charting the way forward to healing, inspiration and change in higher education. Speakers: Vice Chancellor Douglas Haynes, Office of Inclusive Excellence Associate Dean Belinda Robnett, School of Social Sciences Professor Sabrina Strings, School of Social Sciences Professor Candice Taylor, School of Medicine Pediatrics Chair Frank B. Wilderson, III, Department of African American Studies
<< Back to Confronting Extremism On September 8, 2017, UCI hosted the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker’s Series, the new UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative, and the School of Law’s colloquium series “Hate in a Period of Political Turmoil.” “Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America” features a conversation with Rev. Jackson, led by UCI Chancellor’s Professor of Law, Michele Goodwin. In the wake of the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, Rev. Jackson addresses the rise of hate in the U.S., including hate crimes and the mainstreaming of hate groups. Additional guests include Dr. Rabbi…