college racism

Karé Urena, 20, a junior at Pitzer College at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California, whipped up controversy recently after she posted a notice on Facebook seeking a fourth-roommate in her off-campus home, reports the New York Daily News: “POC only,” she wrote, using the abbreviation for “people of color.” Ureña, who is black, added, “I […]

Texas A&M officials apologized to black and Latino high school students who were racially taunted while touring the campus. Meanwhile, the university's students have launched a letter writing campaign to say the incident doesn't reflect the school's character.

A sit-in orchestrated by students at Providence College in Rhode Island ended late Tuesday night after a deal was struck with school leaders on how to address allegations of racism on campus. Around 50 students occupied a space outside of President Brian J. Shanley‘s office for 13 hours before the agreement was signed to hear […]

When Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer discussed corporate diversity during an interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow, social media blew up with criticism from White people who believed the Black executive was pushing a racist agenda. We know, however, that a much-needed diversity talk in corporate America will do more good than harm. @michelekirkBPR Time to boycott Sam's. […]

The situation that continues to unfold on the campus of the University of Missouri has intensified, with calls for violence against Black students and the…

A private Christian university in Spokane is under fire after members of their soccer team dressed up in blackface to "honor" The Jackson 5