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New Podcast by NYU Faculty Dissects Black Stereotypes and Attempts to Change the Narrative

New Podcast by NYU Faculty Dissects Black Stereotypes and Attempts to Change the Narrative

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU's McSilver Institute is changing the narrative about black boys and men through a 16-part podcast series.

Democrats Calling for Unity Isn’t Enough

Democrats Calling for Unity Isn’t Enough

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

By not taking a strong stance on border patrol policies, and on race-driven issues such as police brutality, the Democratic Party is practically begging for division rather than the ‘unity’ they have been desperately calling for since the 2016 Presidential election.

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

In light of the Flint water crisis, Black Students Union at NYU and NYU Divest cohosted a discussion about how race and environment intersect.

Mizzou protesters must not block media

Mizzou protesters must not block media

By WSN Editorial Board

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The way that protesters at the University of Missouri have used safe spaces as a cudgel against journalists is counterproductive to their movement. They are antagonizing the single best medium for their message to get across.

Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

By Justine Morris, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under News

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted a discussion of race relations through spoken word and poetry.

Discussion group on race misguided

Discussion group on race misguided

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As of this semester, a discussion group for administrators called White Administrators Talk Race now meets every other week in the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs Student Lounge. There is also a related student group called Unpacking Whiteness that meets every other Wednesday in the Kimm...

NYU Reacts: Ferguson shooting

NYU Reacts: Ferguson shooting

September 2, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students and social media users react to the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri.