“We feel confident our partners in Hollywood today see the value of diversity in ways that they did not before,” said Dean Darnell Hunt, co-lead author of the report.
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Grand re-opening celebration to feature “Documenting the Sounds of Africa,” a free day-long symposium and concert.
California teens who volunteer and engage in civic life are healthier, aim higher in education, study finds
Researchers discover a significant gap by race and income between those who are interested in and those who participate in civic activity.
Martin Luther King Jr. once hailed Lawson as the world’s leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence.
Data from 2014–17 shows that 25 percent of those arrested were elementary- or middle school-aged and there was a disparity in police interactions for black students.
Despite a 62 percent minority population with high rates of poverty, low education and lack of insurance — all factors expected to lead to high mortality rates and negative health outcomes — California’s health profile was significantly better than the nation’s as a whole.
Studies sometimes erroneously target biological or cultural characteristics of minorities as the root cause of the disease, but miss the true cause, explains UCLA professor Chandra Ford.
The legendary bandleader sparked serious conversations about race, politics and music by performing with an integrated band.
A week of activities commemorating civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 UCLA visit will kick off on April 17.
The UCLA-led research suggests that the ‘unexpected’ reason is a jump in heart disease risk for whites.
The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
A report by UCLA’s Darnell Hunt also found that major networks’ diversity programs are failing to meaningfully improve opportunities for black writers and other writers of color.
A UCLA Nursing study found that combining education and entertainment helped encourage patients to seek therapy.
Highlights of the more than 150 public events include theater and dance performances, faculty and student lectures and discussions and Pacific Standard Time museum exhibitions.
Social scientists studying inequality and bias should more carefully select names used to represent race, because some names might be signaling more than race.
UCLA researchers’ analysis of posts in a forum on the website Stormfront shows coping mechanisms that range from rejection to reinterpretation to acceptance.
UCLA-led study comparing lyrics in songs atop the hip-hop charts and rap songs that are shared on social media shows that “pro-social” messages are also popular.
The study, led by UCLA professor Jaana Juvonen, surveyed more than 4,300 sixth-graders in Southern and Northern California.
UCLA researchers found that volunteerism surged among people in low-income groups who lived in states that enacted the ACA’s Medicaid expansion.
Second annual Quality of Life Index shows how residents feel about some of the Trump administration’s policies and also includes opinions on traffic, cost of living and gentrification.
More than 10,000 adults offered their thoughts on health care reform, immigration, taxes, climate change, Black Lives Matter and other public policy issues.
The percentage of black students who attend completely or almost-completely non-white schools has declined since the 1990s but remains above 70 percent.
Part of the naming and dedication celebration of the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, the exhibition examines Jewish history in one of L.A.’s most multiethnic neighborhoods.
New website tracks incarceration by neighborhood where the inmate lives and totals how much is spent by community.
UCLA researchers find that while a majority of adults do not get a flu shot each year, Koreans and Vietnamese have highest rates, African-Americans lowest.