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UO art museum hosts celebration for Black Lives Matter grant artists by Chris Lindsay. KEZI, July 8, 2021.
UO is Way Too White by Ella Hutcherson. Ethos Magazine, June 30, 2021.
How The U.S. Can Move Beyond Performative Allyship To Tangible Actions That Advance The Black Community by Janice Gassam Asare. Fobes, June 29, 2021
Vice provost's book to be produced as an HBO Max series by Anna Glavash Miller. Around the O, June 28, 2021.
Black Out Wednesday: Suggestions from Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Yvette Alex-Assensoh, June 10, 2020
8 Memoirs and Essay Collections on Black Freedom and Liberation by Kim Johnson, PowellsBooks.blog, July 27, 2020.
The 1619 Project author shares thoughts on her acclaimed work by Anna Glavash Miller. Around the O, February 15, 2021.
Alumni, UO work to foster Black sororities and fraternities by Tim Christie. Around the O, February 4, 2021.
Authoritarian State or Inclusive Democracy? 21 Things We Can Do Right Now by Eric Ward. Southern Poverty Law Center, June 2020
The Black Connect by Lylle Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center, 2020-2021.
Black Studies minor now available at UO after years of demand by Makenzie Elliott. Daily Emerald, Sep 2, 2020
A frank conversation about YA literature, police brutality, and the nuances of Black storytelling by David Canfield. EW, June 09, 2020. With acclaimed writer Nic Stone (Dear Martin) and debut author Kimberly Johnson, UO Assistant Vice Provost for Advising and Director, CMAE Advising, (This Is My America)
Grants offered to artists responding to Black Lives Matter By Debbie Williamson Smith, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Around the O, August 4, 2020. Due date for applications October 31,2020
Greg Moore: Police and black folks — the swagger and disrespect must end by Gregory L. Moore. Colorado Sun, June 1, 2020.
In My Opinion: Actions to help communities of color by Alai Reyes-Santos. Register Guard, March 31, 2020.
Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center's One Year Anniversary, University of Oregon, October 2020.
“Making A Way Out of No Way: Resilience in the Black Experience” (Black Resilience) 1-Credit Course with Yvatte Alex-Assensoh, 2020 Fall and Winter Term
New York Times reporter brings ‘The 1619 Project’ to the UO by Alli Weseman. Around the O, February 8, 2021.
OCF: Community Voices: Yvette Alex-Assensoh, October 2020.
'Racism Is Much More Than Slurs, It’s Deliberate Exclusion': Uncomfortable Conversations by Lindsay Rittenhouse. Ad Age, September 01, 2020.
Second to None by Damien Foley and Riley Ovall. Around the O, Accessed February 22, 2021.
Streamed 'Hamilton' was great theater on the small screen by Sharleen Nelson, University Communications. Around the O, August 6, 2020.
Support During A Pandemic of Racism - UO Counseling Center.
UO Today with Avinnash Tiwari by Oregon Humanities Center. Soundcloud, October 2020.
Verdict was 'the right result' in Chauvin trial, law professor says by Tim Christi. Around The O, April 23, 2021.
Xenophobia: An interview with Lyllye Reynolds-Parker about racism and civil rights in Eugene, OR. Racing to Change exhibit, Meseum of Natural and Cultural History, October 2019
Incidents of bias or harassment on campus can be reported to the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance or Bias Education and Response Team.
NAACP Referral Service, Eugene/Springfield NAACP
Black Owned Businesses
5 Iconic Black Artists Who Changed Dance History by Catie Robinson. Dance Magazine, Feb 2021.
6 Considerations for School Leaders Making a Statement About George Floyd by Dorinda J. Carter Andrews & Shaun R. Harper. Education Week, June 2, 2020.
100 Black novelists and fiction writers you should read, from Abi Daré to Zora Neale Hurston. Herald-Tribune, August 20, 2020
Angela Saini on Investigating the Return of Race Science; Epidode 46: #GoodAncestor Layla F. Saad, February 17, 2021.
A Battle Between the Two Souls of America by Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic. November 11, 2020.
- Black Art Matters by Holland Cotter. The New York Times, January 13, 2021.
Brene with Chad Sanders on What Black Leaders Learned fromTrauma and Triumph. Brene Brown, February 1, 2021.
Do We Ask Too Much of Black Heroes? By Imani Perry. The New York Times, January 29, 2021.
For the Love of Black Women. Webinar. Auburn, Jan 2021.
Ibram X. Kendi Likes to Read at Bedtime by By the Book. The New York Times, February 25, 2021.
Isn't 400 Years Enough? The Failure to Appreciate Black History Leaves Our Nation Incomplete by Jonathan Holloway. New York Times, February 10, 2021.
A long road leads to a new home for the UO's black students by Around the O. October 9, 2020.
A Monumental and Rapturous New Anthology of Black American Poetry by Parul Sehgal, The New York Times. November 10, 2020.
A Timely Collection of Vital Writing by Audre Lorde by Parul Sehgal. The New York Times, Sept. 15, 2020
After George Floyd’s killing, many colleges are promising to do better for black students: Will anything change? by Liz Willen. The Hechinger Report, June 8, 2020.
After the death of George Floyd, black UT students look to their university for support by Lara Korte, Austin American-Statesman. Go SanAngelo, June 8, 2020.
The American Nightmare: To be black and conscious of anti-black racism is to stare into the mirror of your own extinction by Ibram X. Kendi. The Atlantic, June 1, 2020.
Aunt Jemima: It was Never About the Pancakes, Black Excellence, 2019.
The American Nightmare: To be black and conscious of anti-black racism is to stare into the mirror of your own extinction. By Ibram X. Kendi. The Atlantic, June 1, 2020.
Baseball Rights a Wrong by Adding Negro Leagues to Official Records by Tyler Kepner. The New York Times. December 16th, 2020.
Connecticut Becomes First State To Require Courses On Black History by Ryan Shepard. Black Information Network. December 10, 2020.
The Black Experience in Higher Education, by IHE Staff. Inside Higher ED, October 20, 2020.
Black Feminist, a film by Zanah Thirus, 2019
Blackface: The Birth of An American Stereotype. National Museum of African American History and Culture
A Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Explains Why This Time Is Different by Isaac Chotiner. New Yorker, June 3, 2020.
Black Lives Matter/Black Women Artists Matter, Women Arts, June 2020.
Black Studies Program, University of Oregon
For Black Professionals, Unrest Lays Bare a Balancing Act at Work by Te-Ping Chen. Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2020.
Black workers face two of the most lethal preexisting conditions for coronavirus—racism and economic inequality, by Elise Gould and Valerie Wilson. Economic Policy Institute. June 1, 2020.
Bryan Stevenson on how America can heal: A conversation about truth and reconciliation in the US by Ezra Klein. Vox, July 20, 2020.
Canaries in the Coal Mine: COVID-19 Misinformation and Black Communities, by Brandi Collins-Dexter. Shorenstein Center. June 24, 2020.
Donor challenges others to help advance the BCC vision by Ed Dorsch. Around the O, July 20, 2020.
Editors' Note: The Black Experience in Higher Education, by IHE Staff. Inside Higher ED, October 20, 2020.
Environmental Racism Is Real, Destructive and Deadly by Stacy M. Brown. The Skanner News, May 20, 2021.
For the Weary: A Message from the Mountaintop, 1968 by Eric Ward, UO Alum, Execuitve Director, Western States Center. Medium, June 17, 2020.
A ‘Glorious Poetic Rage’ by Jenna Wortham. The New York Times, June 5, 2020.
Higher ed pioneer who shattered glass ceilings to speak at UO by Around the O. November 9, 2020.
Home for the Black and Educated by Jasmine Jackson. Vimeo, August 7, 2019.
How to Deconstruct Racism , One Headline at a Time (TED talk) with Baratunde Thurston, 2019.
How Racial Health Disparities Will Play Out in the Pandemic by Julia Craven. Slate, March 30, 2020.
I’m a Black woman writing about money and race. Here’s what I see by Michelle Singletary. The Washington Post. December 18, 2020.
'It Conjures Up Every Racial Stereotype.' For Black Men, Homemade Masks May Be a Risk All Their Own by Alejandro de la Garza. Time, April 16, 2020.
Listen to ‘1619,’ a Podcast From The New York Times by The New York Times. The New York Times, January 23, 2020. Updated on June 10, 2020.
Mary Church Terrell, the Forgotten “Face of African American Women’s Suffrage Activism” by Alison Parker. Ms. Magazine, February 13, 2021.
Microaggressions: The Hidden Retention Killer. by CoDaC Program Assistant Kwadwo Assensoh. Insight into Diversity. December 22, 2020.
Novel by UO administrator is next in Common Reading Program by Cheyenne Thorpe. Around the O, November 17, 2020.
Oregon once legally banned Black people. Has the state reconciled its racist past? by Nina Strochlic. National Geographic, March 8, 2021.
Pushing Back Against Habits of White Supremacy During a Crisis by Kad Smith. Compass Point. Accessed September 2020.
Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation Between James Baldwin and Audre Lorde Republished from The Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts, 1984. The Culture, June 2020.
The Souls of Black Professors, by IHE Staff. Inside Higher ED, October 20, 2020.
Sources of Self-Regard: Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America, With an essay by Deborah Willis. NY Times, June 19, 2020.
Spelman College to Launch First-Ever HBCU Queer Studies Chair in Honor of Audre Lorde by INSIGHT Staff. Insight into Diversity, January 13, 2021.
Spelman College to create scholarship in memory of John Lewis by Eric Strigus. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 2020.
Strange Fruit, Spectrum Dance. Strange Fruit tracks choreographer Donald Byrd's feelings as a response to lynching and plays out as a series of dance/theater vignettes.
SummerReads: 14 Books By Black Authors To Add To Your Bookshelf by Joi-Marie McKenzie. Essence, May 27, 2020.
The traumatic effect of lifelong exclusion for black Americans in society by Drake Hills. Tennasean, June 4, 2020.
Want to support Black people? Stop talking, start listening by Laura Hensley, Olivia Bowden. Global News. June 2, 2020.
What Happens Before College Matters, by Madeline St. Amour. Inside Higher ED, October 20, 2020.
When Culture Really Began to Reckon With White Privilege by Salamishah Tillet. NY Times. December 9, 2020.
White people say they want to be an ally to Black people. But are they ready for sacrifice? By Kelsey Smoot. The Guardian, June 29, 2020.
Words Matter for College Presidents, but So Will Actions by Lindsay McKenzie. Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2020.
Why words aren’t enough from companies claiming to support Black Lives Matter, by Erica Licht and Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Jan 13 AAWLS Speaker. Boston Globe. July 7, 2020.
Is Slavery’s Legacy in the Power Dynamics of Sports? by Kurt Streetert. The New York Time, August 16, 2019.
Why These Four Banjo-Playing Women Resurrected the Songs of the Enslaved by Charlie Weber. The Smithsonian Magazine, April 10, 2019.
Africology: the Afrocentric Disciplinary Approach to the Study of Africa. Hosted by the Eugene/Springfield NAACP, July 19, 2020. Webinar.
Asian American Solidarity from Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter by UCLA Asian American Studies Center. Eventbrite. November 20, 2020. Webinar
Black Male Mental Health, A Virtual Conversation, Eugene/Springfield NAACP
How to Deconstruct Racism , One Headline at a Time (TED talk) with Baratunde Thurston, 2019.
How To Sign In BASL (Black American Sign Language) | Strong Black Lead. Netflix. November 30, 2020.
Interview with Founders of Black Lives Matter (TED Talk). October 2016.
The Black Lives Matter Movement and the Power of Protest. Presented by Allyson Hobbs, Associate Professor of American History, Director of African and African American Studies, Stanford University, fall 2020.
The MIS-Education of the Black Male Student-Athlete: How Socio-demographic (Self) Identifiers Influence Their Identity Development and Their Involvement in College by NCORE Webinar Series. NCORE, February 24, 2021. Webinar.
The path to ending systemic racism in the U.S. with Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Rashad Robinson, Dr. Bernice King and Anthony D. Romero. TED2020, June 3, 2020.
The Politics of Difference: Race, Technology, and Inclusion. Harvard Kennedy School. September 25, 2019. (AAWLS Jan 13 Speaker, Khalil Gibran Muhammad)