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.
race and ethnicity
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.
Martin Luther King Jr. once hailed Lawson as the world’s leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence.
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.
New report found a significant increase in Latino ballots cast in several states during the November 2018 elections.
UCLA’s Carole Goldberg ‘has singlehandedly created an army of well-trained lawyers, judges and academics.’
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.
Goeman will be key to helping UCLA adopt standards and strategies appropriate for Native tribal and Indigenous community engagement.
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.
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.
Researchers who are part of the multi-university Collaborative Multiethnic Post-Election Survey met on campus to prepare for the 2020 elections.
Walter Thompson-Hernández applies lessons from being a lifelong Bruin to his help make sure his multimedia stories illuminate subcultures and don’t exploit them.
Three days of workshops at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs teach officials from around the United States. how to support their constituencies
The Tribal Leadership and Community Development Certificate began with 23 students and now has more than 200 enrollees.
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.