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June 20, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: POC at IC makes profound statement at campus event

By The Ithacan | Oct 29, 2015

A substantial portion of the campus community witnessed the powerful escalation of the “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event Oct. 27. Students, faculty, staff and administrators understood there would be a big event. They understood there would be a potential for controversy. But perhaps nobody understood what the event would be — and what it should be — better than the POC at IC group.

Ithaca College students seize the stage

By | Oct 28, 2015

Approximately 40 students, led by members of the POC at IC group, stormed the stage Oct. 27 during the college’s “Addressing Community Action on Racism and Cultural Bias” event and expressed “no confidence” in Ithaca College President Tom Rochon.

POC at IC holds rally at Ithaca College admissions event

By | Oct 24, 2015

Members of the POC at IC group assembled around 8 a.m. today at the Dillingham Fountains chanting “Tom Rochon; no confidence.” “No more dialogue; we want action,” as they awaited tour groups of prospective students and their parents as part of the Ithaca College Fall Open House.

Art historian gives talk on community revitalization

By | Oct 11, 2015

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.

Being perceived as a biracial liaison ignores character

By | Oct 10, 2015

Over the past 18 years I have grown tired of being tokenized even though I know it has just begun.

IC communications professor to speak at conference in South Africa

By | Sep 24, 2014

Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies at Ithaca College, will be the plenary speaker at a conference on South African national development held Oct. 1–3 at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa.

Adam Banks to kick off technology and race discussion series

By | Sep 3, 2014

The annual themed discussion series within the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity is back, this time exploring technology-related issues and the relationships among race, racism and technology.

Michael Brown shooting brings racial inequality to light

By | Aug 27, 2014

I am a 42-year-old black man with a PhD from an Ivy League university.

Sky Ferreira Misses the Point Completely

By | Apr 20, 2014

Pop singer Sky Ferreira rose from relative irrelevancy on Wednesday (April 16) when her new video for “I Blame Myself” was met with accusations of racism for its one-dimensional portrayal of black men living in the famed Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton.

I too, am Harvard…

By | Apr 16, 2014

Diversity is something often talked about here at Ithaca College.

Instant Facul-Tea Donathan Brown

By | Apr 2, 2014

Watch an all-new Instant facul-Tea with Donathan Brown, assistant professor in the Department of Communications Studies

Commentary: US racial solidarity exists only within borders

By | Nov 21, 2013

In the 15-odd years I’ve been associated with the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, I’ve spoken from the positionality of an African-, Latino/a, Asian-, Native American person even though I didn’t grow up with this identity or choose it for myself.