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February 8, 2022  Dear Trans, Non-binary, and Gender Diverse faculty, staff, & students at UNCG, We, the members of the LGBTQ+ Education And Research Network (LEARN)’s Gender Diversity Working Group and allies are writing to the trans, non-binary, and gender diverse community at UNCG to reaffirm that we see you … Continued

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

Women’s Soccer

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On behalf of the UNCG Women’s soccer team, we want to use our platform to respond and speak out about the most recent events of racism and social injustice happening in America. We are deeply saddened, frustrated, and angry with the innumerable Black lives being murdered due to police brutality … Continued

Women’s Basketball

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As a team, we understand that silence makes you complicit. Therefore, we are using our platform to speak out about the racial injustices happening in America. We are saddened, angry and frustrated with the countless Black lives being murdered due to racism and police brutality. There needs to be a … Continued

Trina Patterson

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One week ago, a Minneapolis police department officer placed his knee on the neck of George Floyd which lead to his death. My emotions have ranged from sadness, anger, pain, empathy, frustration, and confusion. Like so many others, it has been a struggle to find perfect thoughts, and the right … Continued

Men’s Basketball

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The UNCG Men’s Basketball family is saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd and the tragic events across our country. This has to stop! We want change. We have to come together, deal with the problems, and heal as one. Together! — UNCG Men’s Basketball


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I have a responsibility to my student-athletes, coaches, and staff members to support them by initiating uncomfortable discussions about race and not being complicit in perpetuating injustice through silence. I will do that. While I will never fully understand what it’s like to be Black, I can continue listening and learning. … Continued