Learn More Series: Queerfolk, Transfolk, Fatfolk, Blackfolk: Intersections of Queer and Black Identities
To be Black and queer is to live at the margins within the margins, erased from both mainstream heteronormative culture and white-dominant LGBTQIA+ culture. It means inhabiting a body that is hypervisible, overpoliced, and under constant threat from society. It also means inhabiting a body in a world where desirability is political, a form of […]
August 29, 2022 — BU Diversity & Inclusion announced the first-ever cohort of eight STARS Program participants. First launched in spring 2022, the BU D&I STARS Program (Supporting Thriving, Achievement, Retention & Success) is a learning community of early career BU faculty on the Charles River Campus who meet regularly throughout the academic year to […]
“If Kyle Rittenhouse had been Black, would he have even survived that night?” asks LAW Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig
November 1, 2021 — Boston University Diversity & Inclusion’s (BU D&I) Emerging Scholars Program is now open for applications from BU academic departments for the 2022-23 academic year. Through the Emerging Scholars program, we seek to normalize the inclusion within our schools/colleges and departments of people who are underrepresented in the academy, including scholars from underrepresented […]
This year’s 25 winners include Ibram X. Kendi, who wrote “How to Be an Antiracist,” the poet Hanif Abdurraqib and the writer and curator Nicole Fleetwood. The awards come with prestige — and $625,000.
How San Diego State University has increased its Black faculty members by 12 since the summer of George Floyd protests.
Ipsos: “All Americans see the value of higher education, but race continues to be a partisan flashpoint”
New Axios-Ipsos Hard Truths poll finds that American attitudes towards higher education are remarkably similar until race gets mentioned
Why America’s Colleges Have Always Been Unequal — and How to Set Them Right
“Race Manners” is a monthly advice column that helps readers resolve personal dilemmas involving race, culture and identity.
Turmoil at ESPN is a reminder that there’s a chasm between what some white people say and how they really feel about equity and inclusion.