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- NEWSMary Andrus has seen how working with people through art therapy can transform their lives and build community, and she believes it can ultimately create a more just society.A mass grave containing the remains of 215 children has been found in Canada at a former residential school set up to assimilate indigenous people.PHILADELPHIA/AP – Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players are eligible for payouts in the NFL’s $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims, a system experts say is discriminatory.
‘A historic surge’: Anti-Asian American hate incidents continue to skyrocket despite public awareness campaignViolence against Asian Americans and Asians has grown despite increased national attention and political action against anti-Asian hate, experts said.The planning committee of the Environmental Studies Program’s symposium (ENVX) has put together a quick survey so that they can collect some feedback on their Symposium topic, which explores the possibilities of a “post-truth” environment. No background knowledge of the topic is required and there will be three gift-card raffle prizes randomly awarded to survey-takers.In 2016, after another all-white set of acting nominations, the #OscarsSoWhite protest movement gained major global attention. Five years on, how much has changed, asks Leila Latif.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The pressure built Tuesday to fire the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old Black man during an altercation after a traffic stop, a shooting authorities said was a tragic mistake but that family members of Daunte Wright and others pointed to as yet the latest example of a broken criminal justice system.Tammy Jo Wilson seeks to prominently showcase Black artists, value them for broad talentAkriti Bhargava ’22 is the recipient of the 2021 Harpole Memorial Scholarship.Over the last year, in an unrelenting series of episodes with clear racial animus, people of Asian descent have been pushed, beaten, kicked, spit on and called slurs. Homes and businesses have been vandalized. The violence has known no boundaries, spanning generations, income brackets and regions.
ONE L&C Engagement Committee exists in support of our coworkers and the L&C community. During this time, we would like to express our whole-hearted support for our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander and BIPOC coworkers and students. We embrace anti-racist work at the college and reject violence against our community members.
Our committee is fueled by all members of the L&C team of employees. Please consider suggesting engagement-related programming or support that you would like to see at the college.Román D. Hernández ’00, and adjunct professor Barbara Creel received the Spirit of Excellence award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.Ihsaan Mohamed, writer for The PioLog, wrote a story on the Art for Social Change committee at Lewis & Clark.Practical and academic support for protestors within the L&C community and beyond.