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About 200 people gathered Nov. 9 at Klarman Hall in Cornell University at a die-in to protest against genocide and express solidarity with Palestine amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7.

Community members express solidarity for Palestine during die-in protest held at Cornell University

November 12, 2023
On Nov. 9, Cornell University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine organized a protest and die-in to stand in solidarity with Palestine amid the Israel-Hamas war that began Oct. 7. Students as well as locals attended the die-in and protest, which began outside Klarman Hall and proceeded inside where participants lied on the floor.

Take Back the Night

May 3, 2023

On Friday April 28, students, faculty and staff from Ithaca College, Cornell University, Lehman Alternative Community School and members of the Ithaca community gathered on The Commons for the annual Take...

Students gathered around Free Speech Rock outside of Phillips Hall to listen to faculty members stories, reflections and concerns with the institutionalized discrimination on Ithaca Colleges campus.

IC Rise Up works with faculty members in solidarity walkout

March 31, 2023

IC Rise Up held a first walkout March 8, where students of color were encouraged to share their stories and frustrations with their experiences on Ithaca College's campus. On March 29, a second walkout...

Allyship and Solidarity

Allyship and Solidarity

By Mahad Olad December 11, 2017
I’m just interrogating the usefulness of allyship as a framework to understanding oppression because the word “individual” is at the heart of solidarity.
Students at other colleges are joining forces to show solidarity with Ithaca College and University of Missouri. Students at the University of Maryland are planning to take a solidarity picture at their Frederick Douglass Statue Nov. 12.

Students at other schools show solidarity with Ithaca College

By Melanie De Lima, Staff Writer November 11, 2015
Students at other colleges and universities are joining in solidarity with racial protests at the University of Missouri and Ithaca College.
Senior Rita Bunatal delivers a speech titled “The Beauty of ‘Sankofa’ and Solidarity within the BLM Movement” at the Black Lives Matter teach-in event Oct. 24.

Commentary: Student speaks at Black Lives Matter event

By Rita Bunatal November 11, 2015
When emotions are triggered by the justifying language used followed by the uncomfortable chuckles of co­-workers, how do I remain calm?

Commentary: US racial solidarity exists only within borders

By Asma Barlas November 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...

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