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UCR doctoral fellow speaks on struggles of incarcerated black women

Recent statistics show that more than one half of women incarcerated in both state and federal prison now identify themselves as mothers. According to...

Did the Students of Color Conference ignore black students’ concerns?

On the weekend of Jan. 26-28, UC Riverside, in conjunction with the University of California Students’ Association (UCSA), hosted the 30th Annual UC Students...

“Our kind of power!”: UCR union members protest unfair working conditions

On Thursday, Feb. 1, UC employees and students assembled by the UCR Bell Tower to protest unfair working conditions in a demonstration organized by...

NYT’s Thomas Edsall tackles white identity in Trump era

Thomas Edsall, leading political columnist for the New York Times, delivered a pointed assessment of the current political climate to an audience of about...

Study finds racial discrimination leads to decrease in children’s health

UCR’s Center for Healthy Communities found that children previously exposed to racial discrimination, regardless of socioeconomic status and ethnicity, had experienced a significant decrease...

Increasing insecurity for Asian-Americans in the Trump era

On Sunday, April 9, an Asian doctor refused to leave an overbooked United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville because he had to see...

Airbnb bans racist host, helping the fight against racism

While the political and social climate of the United States has been in bad shape lately, it doesn’t look like it’s been getting any...

Beyond the Hashtag #BlackLivesMatter: Hashtags don’t start movements

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, two of the three creators of the #BlackLivesMatter movement came to UC Riverside and uplifted the crowd of students and...

Beyond the Hashtag #BlackLivesMatter: Silence is power

Looming over the auditorium in HUB 302, the silence of the crowd emanates feelings of angst and empowerment. Is it a silence of rebellion?...

The Oscars are just the tip of Hollywood’s racist iceberg

The Oscars have come and gone, and with them, an array of questions and controversy regarding race, representation and Chris Rock humor. This awards...