Activism, Democracy, Diversity, Social Justice

The Long Run

In the short run.Looking starkly at the civil unrest and violence occurring in many cities in the US in the wake of the revelation of George Floyd’s murder by a former police officer Derek Chauvin, it is only natural to ask what can be done to end the…

By Martin Davidson-
Democracy, Diversity, inclusion, Social Justice

Nikole Hannah Jones Speaks at UVA

Journalist Nikole Hannah Jones, creator of the 1619 Project, visited UVA to dialogue with President Ryan and Charlottesville community leaders.  Hannah Jones’ 1619 Project explores how the legacy slavery shapes and informs the national narratives of the United States.  You can watch her talks in their entirety at the Democracy…

By Christie Julien-
Uncategorized

Lifting Voices

Working at a University I learn something new every day!  Yesterday, I learned about The OpEd Project and their partnership with UVA.  In a meeting, It was shared that a study found that 97% of op-eds by scholars in the Wall Street Journal were written by men. The goal…

By Wendy Huber-
Diversity

Happy Juneteenth!

On calendars everywhere “Juneteenth” is showing up.  If you are like me, you had to google it.  I wasn’t sure if it was some summertime thing or what.  Well, I was a bit embarrassed when I saw the summary in Wikipedia…Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or…

By Wendy Huber-
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