Opinion Editor Meredith Burke spoke with Ioanide about her chapter, its relevance today and how it relates to her work at the college.
“You ain’t supposed to want no dream that big. You ain’t supposed to dream at all,” said Mahogany L. Browne, reading from her poem “Black Girl Magic.”
Dunning-Lozano said she hopes the findings she revealed make people uncomfortable and encourage them to rethink the disciplinary policies for youth.
It is no longer enough for a small handful of professors — such as those in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity and professors of color — to be the only ones teaching students about social change and injustice in the classroom.
Sean Eversley Bradwell, former assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, has been hired for the newly created position of Director of Programs and Outreach within the Division of Educational Affairs at Ithaca College.
Senior Writer Sabrina Knight sat down with Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, to speak about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, today’s higher education climate and the recent unrest on college campuses across the country.
“Black lives matter.”
“I can’t breathe.”
“No justice, no peace, no racist police.”
Around 300 people chanted these phrases during a Black Lives Matter solidarity march Oct. 24 that started from the Bernie Milton Pavilion on The Commons and went down Seneca and Tioga Streets to Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.
Hayes told the audience firsthand accounts of her experiences with “broken and fractured systems” — organizations like municipalities, nonprofits and developers that failed to address racial and socioeconomic problems within their respective communities. A main focus of the talk was race, and racial issues were very closely intertwined with much of Hayes’ work.
The Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a recommendation Oct. 5 calling for a “continuous effort” to implement an LGBTQ studies minor at the college by the fall of 2020.
The Ithaca College administration has created a new council to address the recent issues concerning diversity, inclusion and engagement on campus.
Maylei Blackwell presented her work on “Transborder Gender and Indigeneity” Sept. 21 as the first speaker in this year’s discussion series hosted by Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.