Ifill is the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
In this Q&A, the honorary Academy Award winner discusses how the movement originated and shares how his experiences at UCLA shaped his career.
The Nickoll Family Professor of History will deliver the 127th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Oct. 30.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
UCLA’s Monica Smith tracks the ways metropolitan hubs in different parts of the world emerged unrelated to one another, but in similar forms.
Jamison, distinguished professor and of Asian languages and cultures and also Indo-European studies, will deliver UCLA’s 126th Faculty Research Lecture Wednesday, April 3.
“Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria” features a collection assembled by David and Elizabeth Reisbord and will be on view March 17 through Aug. 18.
In her latest book, UCLA’s Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.
With the book “Chocolate Cities,” UCLA professor Marcus Hunter seeks to incite new understanding of black life in America.
William Worger has made digital copies of ‘Mighty Man’ and ‘Tiger Ingwe,’ which the South African government used to indirectly support apartheid, available to the public.
Although the study analyzed information dating back to the mid-19th century, the findings could have important implications for human health today.
The event in Bruin Plaza on Oct. 9 is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center and will feature singing, refreshments and a screening of Native short films in Kaplan Hall.
Arcadia Fund grant will help open access to rare manuscripts from St. Catherine’s Monastery.
David, Minda and Daniel Streamer defied the odds and circumstances that have made American Indians the least-represented group on college campuses nationwide.
The legendary bandleader sparked serious conversations about race, politics and music by performing with an integrated band.
Longtime civil rights activist Paul Von Blum helped organize “Creative Souls” at the Watts Towers Arts Center.
“Today’s rich biodiversity among marine fish shows the fingerprints of the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period,” said Michael Alfaro, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.
A week of activities commemorating civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 UCLA visit will kick off on April 17.
Upon the 50th anniversary of his death, six African-American faculty members ponder how to advance his agenda of equality and justice.
UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center is holding a two-day conference this weekend looking back at a critical moment in the Civil Rights Era.
During the Winston C. Doby lecture, the co-founder of the United Farms Workers outlined a history of civil rights and encouraged the audience to keep fighting for justice.
Lecturer Jared McBride on how U.S. immigration officials repeatedly failed to investigate and remove European war criminals.
As part of Black History Month, UCLA’s ‘Why History Matters’ event series bears witness to stories of black women.
UCLA hosted California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s lecture series featuring three artists talking about how their work responds to and shapes their worlds.
In UCLA’s 124th Faculty Research Lecture historian Ellen DuBois will share details of the story, which remains as vital today as it when it was happening.