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Fear of Violence at the Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, and Race and Ethnicity

A great deal of victimization research has investigated factors that explain differences in fear of crime, including prior victimization, community disorder, and population density. A number of scholars have examined gender differences in fear, consistently finding that women experience greater levels of fear than men. 944 more words


Why Long Beach needs Ethnic Studies in high schools

With over 400,000 people from around the world calling it home, Long Beach is one of the most diverse places in the country. But most young people don’t know much about other cultures living in the city – and how those cultures influence each other. 44 more words


Zwarte Piet is (Officially) Racist: What's Next?

So, this week it has been announced by the Amsterdam Court that the grotesque Dutch caricature Zwarte Piet (Black Peter) is in fact racist. It’s not that this is news exactly but it is a major milestone in our fight against racist imagery throughout Europe and across the globe. 823 more words

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On Race, Ethnicity, and Confidence

Thanks to my recent relationship troubles, I have been asking myself a lot of questions, including: has my relationship been affecting my (in)security/(lack of) confidence, and if so, how? 833 more words

brianna quade

Brianna is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and completed her undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, majoring in history and sociology with a minor in international studies and certificates in cultures and communities and comparative ethnic studies. 79 more words

william petersen

William graduated from Susquehanna University in 2014 with a degree in English and History (emphasis in American History).  He was a member of Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society), vice president of Pi Gamma Mu (Social Sciences Honor Society), and a member of Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society).   95 more words

Should the Board of Trustees racially reflect the student body?

A seat in the Kern Community College District Board of Trustees is opening up for election, and some attention is being given to the racial makeup of the current board. 39 more words