Throughout February, multiple University of Portland organizations will be hosting events to honor Black history and celebrate diversity on campus — and with only 2% of UP students self-identifying as Black or African American, this month can provide a welcome celebration of Black history for the entire campus.
On Thursday, Nov. 11, Latinx Student Union (LSU) and Gender and Sexuality Partnership (GSP) collaborated with Diversity and Inclusion Programs (DIP) to host Our Campus, Our Canvas — a showcase of art and craftwork from UP students and faculty who identify as queer, transgender, Black, indigenous, or people of color.
Kendi published “How to Be an Antiracist'' in 2019, and after last year’s national attention on the Black Lives Matter movement, his message remains stronger than ever: “We know how to be racist. We know how to pretend to be not racist. Now let’s know how to be antiracist.”