UNC Greensboro

Department of Social Work

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The UNCG Department of Social Work is deeply saddened and outraged by the recent brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the racist attack on Christian Cooper in Central Park, the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia. These are not isolated … Continued

School of Health and Human Sciences

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The mission of the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) is to prepare new generations of professionals, leaders, scholars, and entrepreneurs to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities. To do so, it is imperative that HHS value and commit to an academic environment in which anti-racism, … Continued

Lloyd International Honors College

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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, … Continued

Letter from Black UNCG faculty

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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 … Continued

Vocal Studies Program

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Throughout history, the human voice, specifically singing, has been a powerful tool for bringing people together. In fact, it is what has brought us into each other’s lives. We sing to share joy and love, but we also rely on our voices in times of turmoil and pain. At times … Continued

Students First Office

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Today we take a step back from social media to listen, reflect, and focus on collectively committing to fighting against institutionalized racism in our community and across our nation. #blackouttuesday — UNCG Students First Office

Student Affairs

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We know many of you are hurting, angry, tired, or even struggling. Although we can’t be on campus together during this time, we are still here for you and ready to support. Our diversity is our strength. We are here to listen to you, and we stand in solidarity with … Continued

Staff Senate

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STAFF RESOLUTION July 9, 2020 This UNC Greensboro Staff Senate Resolution is in support of the welfare of our Black UNC Greensboro students, staff, and faculty. WHEREAS, the UNC Greensboro Staff Senate is the duly-elected governance body representing the staff of UNC Greensboro; and WHEREAS, the UNC Greensboro Staff Senate … Continued

School of Nursing

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We would like to believe racism no longer exists. After all, slavery was abolished, the Jim Crow era ended, and the United States elected its first African American president. Yet despite this progress in our country, the killing of unarmed African Americans continues. Today, our hearts are broken, and we … Continued

School of Education

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We are heartbroken and outraged by the lives lost and endangered through the abuse of power over the past several months: Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, as well as Christian Cooper’s recent experience. These injustices are heinous, intolerable, and run counter to every fiber of our mission as … Continued