The Syllabus: UNCG’s new Black Lives Matter protests archive. UNC Greensboro has launched the Triad Black Lives Matter Protest Collection to document the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality protests, and race relations in the Triad region of North Carolina.
Under the leadership of Dean Omar Ali, Lloyd International Honors College and its dedicated professional staff unequivocally support the Black Lives Matter protests and the empowerment of Black communities across the nation. We have held off on issuing a statement since words are less meaningful than action, nevertheless words do count, and can be used as […]
Triad Today: Dr. Stephanie Coard discusses how families can talk to their children about racism. Dr. Stephanie Coard, associate professor and director of graduate studies for the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at UNCG, speaks on Triad Today about racial equity and “One Talk at a Time,” a free online resource that helps […]
The purpose of the Triad Black Lives Matters Collection is to document the BLM movement, police brutality protests, and race relations in the Triad area of North Carolina. The collection contains digital photographs and video footage relating to the Black Lives Matter movement and the George Floyd protests. Collecting for the project is ongoing, and […]
July 7, 2020 Dear Black Students at UNC Greensboro, On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis, MN. A white police officer knelt on his neck while he was handcuffed face down on the street for nearly nine minutes. Onlookers and other police officers watched as he pleaded for his life. […]
UNCG professor discusses race and progress after nationwide protests, calls for change. Dr. Noelle Morrissette is the director of African American and African Diaspora Studies at UNC Greensboro. She weighed in on the protests occurring across the United States (video).
Armondo Collins Will Tell His Own Story, Thank You Very Much. As a a professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at UNCG, Collins shares his experience growing up in an over-policed St. Paul, Minnesota.
How To Talk To Your Kids About Privilege. UNC Greensboro Associate Professor of Psychology Gabriela Livas Stein spoke with Huffington Post and offered guidance to parents navigating issues of racism and white privilege.
Study Shows Impacts Of Police Violence On Young Black Men. UNC Greensboro Assistant Professor Jocelyn R. Smith Lee spoke with WFDD’s David Ford on the violence and trauma of American policing on young Black males.