UNC Greensboro

School of Theatre

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A Statement from John Poole, Director of the School of Theatre, and the Faculty of the Schoolof Theatre to the School of Theatre Community, and in particular, to our Students of Color: For all of you who have courageously shared your passion, anger, fear and frustration over thepast few days … Continued

Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program

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On August 25, 1959, Miles Davis was standing outside of the marquee bearing his name at the Birdland Jazz Club when he was beaten and arrested by police unprovoked. NOTHING HAS CHANGED. More than 60 years later, millions of African Americans continue to live in the persistent shadow of racism. … Continued

Department of Sociology

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A central value of the UNCG Sociology department is social justice, a concept which, inter alia, directs attention to the disproportionate amount of power in the hands of white men and how social institutions generate, reproduce, and reflect this power relationship. Criminal justice, like other social institutions, is epiphenomenal in … Continued

Department of Public Health Education

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We in Public Health Education condemn racism and its rotten fruits further illustrated by the recent murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, MN, and the countless number of Black lives taken by police brutality, white supremacy, and bigotry, past and present: Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sandra … Continued

Department of Kinesiology

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In recognition of Juneteenth, the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG would like to share a statement with our community related to recent events. We are shaken by the recent deaths of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor – the latest public atrocities added to the more than … Continued

Department of English

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Dear graduate and undergraduate students, As protests around the country continue in the wake of not only George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, but also the recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, James Scurlock, and David McAtee we wish to express our anger, our sadness, and … Continued

Department of Counseling and Educational Development

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The Department of Counseling and Educational Development at UNCG emphasizes culturally responsive counseling services in a variety of settings. One of our core beliefs is to champion diversity and social justice for those who are marginalized and oppressed based on, but not limited to, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, … Continued

Department of Anthropology

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As anthropologists, our job is listening and amplifying. To our students and the Greensboro community: We hear you. We stand with you. #BlackLivesMatter — Department of Anthropology

Counseling Center

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The UNCG Counseling Center joins the rest of the Spartan community in grieving the acts of violence perpetuated in African American and Black individuals and communities. As clinicians for social justice, we are committed to advocating for and supporting those who have been oppressed and marginalized. We recognize the impact … Continued

College of Visual and Performing Arts

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Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni, I am outraged by the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others by those who are sworn to protect. I am disheartened and angry at the violence shown against those who are peacefully protesting the widespread and … Continued