New York Times | How Moderates Failed Black America ♥

New York Times | Opinion How Moderates Failed Black America Better education is not leading to equality. By David Brooks Opinion Columnist June 18, 2020 The 2016 Howard University graduation as President Barack Obama delivered the commencement speech. Credit...Jose Luis Magana/Associated Press We Americans believe in education. We tend to assume that if you help a [...]

New York Times | How Moderates Failed Black America ♥2020-06-19T17:50:14-07:00

School of Humanities | Events this week on anti-blackness and racism ♥ ★ ✚

Events this week on anti-blackness and racism   The events of the last two weeks following the police killing of George Floyd have galvanized ongoing protests and calls for action against the structural racism in American society. Across the campus and in the School of Humanities, there have been several events to educate ourselves and [...]

School of Humanities | Events this week on anti-blackness and racism ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:37-07:00

Confronting the Pandemic of Racism: A Call to Action ♥✚

Confronting the pandemic of racism: A call to action By Christian Salazar, PhD June 8, 2020 Commentary, In the News No Comments Contributed by Christian Salazar, PhD, UCI MIND Project Scientist Racism is once again thrust into our national spotlight by the death of yet another unarmed Black American at the hands of police. Lamentably, [...]

Confronting the Pandemic of Racism: A Call to Action ♥✚2020-07-09T13:38:37-07:00

Stand Against Racism: A Call-to-Action ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Community, Today, our hearts are broken.  As two members of a small number of African-American faculty in the UCI School of Medicine, we find ourselves in tears yet again. We are filled with sadness, anger, and frustration. Emotions that truly are not served well by these words alone as we reflect on painful thoughts [...]

Stand Against Racism: A Call-to-Action ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:37-07:00

UCI Law Community Statement ♥★

Dear UCI Law Community, I have been ripped apart by the events of the past few weeks. Not because the issues are new, but precisely because they are not. I am a Black, Korean, female dean. I have spent my entire career fighting for racial justice, for police reform, and for diversity, equity and inclusion. [...]

UCI Law Community Statement ♥★2020-07-09T13:38:37-07:00

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time: Anti-Black Racism and the Struggle to Live in the United States  | June 4, 2020 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 [...]

The Fire Next Time2020-06-17T16:48:06-07:00

A reaffirmation of our commitment to social justice and equity ♥ ★ ✚

          A reaffirmation of our commitment to social justice and equity To our College of Health Sciences community, Recent national events compel us to consider the ongoing injustices that disproportionately affect communities of color and the unmet need to build respect and peace among all members of society. George Floyd's death [...]

A reaffirmation of our commitment to social justice and equity ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:39-07:00

A message from Dean Tyrus Miller:

A message from Dean Tyrus Miller: Dear UCI School of Humanities faculty, staff, and students, I write, as dean, to express my outrage and sorrow for the violent and brutal death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. This was not an isolated incident by a rogue policeman [...]

A message from Dean Tyrus Miller:2020-07-09T13:38:39-07:00

Uncertainty and Unrest in Unprecedented Times ♥ ★ ✚

Dear friends and colleagues: Recent events have added to uncertainty and unrest in our country. So much is going on in our world today, and while we have heroes we can celebrate, sadly we are also seeing the worst side of our society, as incidents of racism, hate and xenophobia are pervasive and present in [...]

Uncertainty and Unrest in Unprecedented Times ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:39-07:00

UCI Health is committed to equality ♥ ★ ✚

  UCI Health is committed to equality Dear colleagues, Over the weekend, our nation was shaken by the violence following the senseless death of George Floyd. His death, and the deaths of others, are sad reminders that bigotry and racism are more prevalent in our society than we would like to admit. Racism is contrary [...]

UCI Health is committed to equality ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-09T13:38:39-07:00