Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚

Dear campus community, Daunte Wright joins a lengthening and disheartening list of unarmed Black people who have been killed in police custody. The time and place may be different, but the conclusion is the same: another life is taken. This loss, like others, ripples through an ocean of grieving families, friends and communities. The survivors [...]

Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚2021-04-16T12:37:29-07:00

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright UC Office of the President Tuesday, April 13, 2021 University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13): “Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans [...]

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright ♥2021-04-14T08:25:56-07:00

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts Access to fresh food, safe shelter and health services all support the wellbeing of communities—their absence in neighborhoods of color leads to health inequities. Over the last decade, pharmacies have closed in low-income neighborhoods and new ones have opened at more profitable [...]

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚2021-03-16T13:37:20-07:00

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II   Claiming a Louder Life: Part 1 There is a cost to remaining publicly silent in the face of overtly racist and exclusionary attitudes, writes Aomawa Shields. Read Part I   Claiming a Louder Life: Part 1 There is a cost to remaining publicly silent in the [...]

Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & II2021-03-16T14:22:02-07:00

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries “There are many curators of American art that don’t know anything about African American artists,” Bridget Cooks, a professor of African American studies at UC Irvine, said. … Some say in order for the nation’s celebrated artwork to better reflect our diversity, more outreach [...]

Making Art More Inclusive: Museums Work To Address Diversity In Galleries2021-03-16T14:40:14-07:00

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago, by Assistant Professor of Economics, Bocar Ba

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago Bocar A. Ba, Dean Knox, Jonathan Mummolo, Roman Rivera Diversity in policing In the wake of high-profile police shootings of Black Americans, it is important to know whether the race and gender of officers and civilians affect their interactions. Ba et [...]

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago, by Assistant Professor of Economics, Bocar Ba2021-03-16T13:38:44-07:00

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California Findings demonstrate how factors such as poverty further reduce access to pharmacies by Nedda Bozorgmehri / UCI | January 6, 2021 “Social determinants of health compound the negative effects of pharmacy shortage,” said Cheryl Wisseh, a UCI health sciences assistant clinical professor of [...]

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California2021-03-16T13:39:27-07:00

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚

Newsweek | OPINION Dear President-Elect Biden: It's Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America https://www.newsweek.com/time-abolish-slavery-biden-1551882 MICHELE GOODWIN , PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW ON 12/2/20 AT 3:38 PM EST   Today, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), announced the Abolition Amendment, to end slavery once and for all in the United States. Legislation like this [...]

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚2021-03-16T13:40:28-07:00

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥

Frank B. Wilderson III, a former student of [Saidiya] Hartman’s who now chairs the department of African-American studies at the University of California, Irvine, described her as quietly persuasive. “She’s not an ‘angry Black woman,’ ” he told me. “She’s not Assata Shakur. But what they don’t know is that, where Assata Shakur will blow your [...]

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥2021-03-16T13:43:42-07:00

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community Angeline Dukes, who’s currently a student in the department of neurobiology and behavior at the University of California, Irvine, said it was “wonderful” to find a community of people who had not only succeeded, but overcome the [...]

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community2021-03-16T14:18:20-07:00
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