Ellen Scott is working on a book about depictions of slavery in movies and a chronicle of Black female film critics.
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The Bunche Center for African American Studies was key in bringing the annual State of Black California meeting to campus.
Ifill is the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
The UCLA center’s role in preserving the experiences, struggles and accomplishments of Asian American peoples is vital in a city that is home to so many Asian communities.
State senators from the southwestern United States provide insight during a discussion hosted by UCLA Luskin
In a Q&A, UCLA’s Ramesh Srinivasan talks about the intersections between society, politics and culture through the lens of technology and the internet.
His best known work — the groundbreaking novel “City of Night” — redefined writing about the gay community. Rechy will receive the award Oct. 24.
For half a century, the center has been advocating for, and listening to, people in indigenous communities in Los Angeles and beyond.
Study's authors urge educators and policymakers to address poverty, health and educational practices that undermine achievement and opportunity.
The “UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact” exhibit featuring commissioned portraits from activist artists launches on campus today then will tour Los Angeles.
The renowned scholar of race, mass incarceration and immigration said she will continue to expand the scope and scale of her social justice work.
Two days of workshops energize lawmakers from a battleground state that reflects the nation’s changing demographics.
UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami and the Chicano Studies Research Center curated “On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US.”
Selected excerpts from the writings and speeches of UCLA alumnus Ralph J. Bunche, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for securing an armistice after the creation of Israel. His birthday is Aug. 7, 1904.
Activists on a panel co-sponsored by UCLA preached the roles of persistence, patience and bipartisan cooperation in getting the FIRST STEP Act through Congress.
UCLA’s Hanadi Elyan says its hugely important for filmmakers from the Arab world to tell the stories of the mothers, daughters, sisters that no one else is telling.
“Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race” also provides insight into the history of Southern California’s Inland Empire.
UCLA Luskin Lecture brings together political forces who forged a path for the next generation of leaders.
With the book “Chocolate Cities,” UCLA professor Marcus Hunter seeks to incite new understanding of black life in America.
The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Latin American Cities Initiative brings urban planning students, educators and practitioners into a multinational conversation.
“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.
The discussion, which featured alumni, a professor and a current student athlete, was held as part of 100th birthday tribute to Jackie Robinson.
Grand re-opening celebration to feature “Documenting the Sounds of Africa,” a free day-long symposium and concert.
Since their birth in the turbulent late ’60s, UCLA’s four ethnic studies centers have made waves far beyond campus. As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, their mission to use advanced research to bring about social justice takes on added urgency.
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.