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Professor Tyler D. Parry expanded his reading list in 2020 to understand this summer's racial reckoning, and look to tomorrow.
Diversity, safety, and success become the foundation for UNLV.
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
Educational series explores issues on race and seeks solutions for a more inclusive society.
African American Studies professors say ridding the classroom of racism begins with self-reflection.
As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.
Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies In The News
The League of Women Voters of the United States’ governing board voted Wednesday to dissolve the venerable voter rights group’s Nevada chapter after a series of apparent battles with local leadership.
In the first decades of the 20th century, desegregation seemed like a distant dream. Bombings, lynchings, and other acts of brutal racist violence were all too common, and schools and other public spaces were largely segregated by race. Yet deep in the coal mines of West Virginia, an integrated militia of coal miners was forming, and they had little in common except for their enemy: oppressive coal barons. White hill folk, European immigrants, and African Americans were fed up with life-threatening working conditions, terrible wages, crushing debt, and corrupt mine operators. They were the original rednecks, and their interracial coalition was ahead of its time.
In this episode of The African American Folklorist, I speak with Dr. Tyler Parry, author of the book "Jumping The Broom - The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual."
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak recently issued a request that Nevadans stay home and read books. OK, he really just asked us all to stay home to combat the surging coronavirus. But we might as well make the best of it by reading some great new books. Here’s the latest batch of Nevada-related selection, ready to carry you through the lockdown. What else were you gonna do, make sourdough bread?
8 News Now is taking a look at the civil unrest in Las Vegas, from after the Rodney King verdict in 1992, to the 2020 protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
In Part 1, diverse experts and students discuss the history and root causes of racial disparities in education.