UMD students stand strong against hate, bigotry in McKeldin Mall protest
By Char Freedberg
Members of the Key of David Christian Center from Philadelphia were met with opposition when they came to demonstrate on McKeldin Mall on Tuesday, as students at this university quickly gathered in a show of defiance against bigotry and homophobia on this campus.
The Christian Center came to this ...
New faculty, staff panel addresses issues of race, discrimination at UMD
By Jenna Pierson
EmbraceRace @ UMD, a new initiative that was pioneered by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and began at the beginning of this semester, met for their fourth session on Tuesday in the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center.
The initiative meets every other Tuesday and ...
UMD students, faculty address racial issues during roundtable discussion
By Ben Cooper
Three students and two professors at this university examined racial topics Thursday night in a roundtable discussion at Juan Ramon Jimenez Hall.
The event was hosted by Maryland Discourse, a non-partisan, politically neutral organization on campus that aims to create a more aware and engaged society, ...
A call for unity against hate speech, crimes
By Jacqueline Hyman
This year, several acts of violence have left the country shocked and divided as citizens try to cope with losses and threats. People from many different groups have been unfairly targeted, and with these events comes the question: how do we combat this?
The protests and murder in Charlo...
SJP compares Palestinian situation to Black America
By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda
As a part of the Muslim Student Association’s “Unity Week,” Students for Justice in Palestine and the Organization of Prison Abolitionists hosted “From #Palestine2Ferguson,” a presentation about how Palestinian oppression can be related to police brutality in the United States, Nov. ...