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BTI Back History Month

UCI Black Thriving: Making a New Black History

By Mariejo Ibale | February 9, 2022

UCI Black Thriving: Making a New Black History A message from Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes,  Dear campus community, I welcome you all to join me in commemorating February as…

President Drake

UCOP | President Drake: A statement on the recent bomb threats made against Historically Black Colleges and Universities ♥

By Mariejo Ibale | February 3, 2022
President Drake

UCOP | Celebrating Black History Month at the University of California ♥ ★

By Mariejo Ibale | February 1, 2022

Recent News

Doug Haynes

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

By Mariejo Ibale | April 16, 2021

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…

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UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month ♥ ★ ✚

By Mariejo Ibale | February 3, 2021

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Students in Center for Black Cultures

Black History Month: Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community ♥ ★ ✚

By Mariejo Ibale | February 1, 2021

UCI NEWS | Black History Month Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community by Lilibeth Garcia | February 1, 2021 Recent events have forced our society to reckon with its…

Cheryl Wisseh

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

By Mariejo Ibale | January 6, 2021

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…

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SCIENCE MAGAZINE | ‘A time of reckoning.’ How scientists confronted anti-Black racism and built community in 2020 ♥ ★ ✚

By Mariejo Ibale | December 21, 2020

‘A time of reckoning.’ How scientists confronted anti-Black racism and built community in 2020 Science Magazine | December 21, 2020 One of those institutions is the University of California, Irvine,…

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

By Mariejo Ibale | December 3, 2020

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…

UCI Solidarity Statements

Janet Napolitano

UCOP | A message from President Napolitano to the UC community about George Floyd’s death and related protests ♥ ★ ✚

By wpengine | June 1, 2020

To the University of California community: I write to share with you the statement of my outrage over the senseless and tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota, and the…

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UCI Leadership | In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚

By wpengine | June 1, 2020

Dear UCI Community: We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until…

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Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚

By wpengine | June 1, 2020

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Office of Inclusive Excellence | Message on Anti-Black Racism ♥ ★ ✚

By wpengine | May 29, 2020

Dear colleagues, “We are in this together” has become a common phrase as we confront this unprecedented pandemic. The sentiment captures the genuine appreciation for the courage of first responders…