Participants talked about local and national actions but also what can be done at BU in the classroom and at the institutional level to address this pressing issue.
“Only by eliminating misinformation and prejudice against APPI communities can those communities regain their security, dignity, and freedom.”
Eddie Bruce Jones, Sultan Doughan, and Magda Matache discussed racism in Europe and how it can be addressed.
Ambassador Heine discusses protests and demonstrations against racism that took place around the world.
Lieutenant General Jack Weinstein shines a light on white nationalism in the U.S. military in a new BU Today op-ed.
Ambassador Vesko Garčević explores the issue of racism from a different angle in his new op-ed.
Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, published an op-ed in Remarker discussing the issues of racism and higher education in the U.S., comparing it with Southeast Europe. The op-ed titled Strange Fruit – a story about racism in America, discusses the roots of racism in…
In a new op-ed, Ambassador Vesko Garčević examines the historical roots of racism in American society, how the American identity has changed over time, and how racism remains an element of it.
Dean Adil Najam discussed the continuing protests following the death of George Floyd, which have now gained international prominence, on a recent interview on Pakistan television.
Dean Adil Najam recently appeared on Voice of America Urdu Service to discuss the history of systemic racism in the U.S. and its impact on U.S. foreign relations.
BU President Robert Brown writes, “the deaths of Black men and women at the hands of racists should shake every other soul in this nation.” Pardee School Dean Adil Najam adds, “It is important for all of us to stand against racism not just in grave times of anguish, but every day and in every way that we can.”
William Keylor said that the progressive legacy of President Woodrow Wilson largely ignored his administration’s legacy of racial discrimination.