As hate incidents targeting Asians rose by over 200% in the San Francisco East Bay community of San Leandro, local activists and leaders came together to show solidarity with the Asian community on May 16, 2021. California's new attorney general Rob Bonta was in attendance, along with a number of other local leaders and community organizations. All were there to denounce the violence and stand together united against hate.
July 12, 2021 - 12:37pm
July 6, 2021 - 8:25am
When Martin Luther King said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character,” he aspired to a time when skin color did not matter. Yet, he recognized that simply by ignoring differences, the path to that time would never occur. New guest blog from Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas.
May 23, 2021 - 9:23am
A new book by Mary Frances-Winters defines and explores Black fatigue, the intergenerational impact of systemic racism on the physical and psychological health of Black people – and explains why and how society needs to collectively do more to combat its pernicious effects.
May 17, 2021 - 2:46pm
Watch as Aniyah Thompson and Bradley Ross Jackson, of Normal Community High School, and Jasmyn Jordan, of Normal West High School, share poems they wrote at a vigil organized by the Bloomington-Normal branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Bloomington, IL.
May 17, 2021 - 2:23pm
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