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New Book from Myisha Cherry

April 23, 2021
Myisha Cherry, Assistant Professor at the University of California Riverside and former Graduate Fellow, has published a new book, The Case for Rage: Why Anger is Essential to Anti-Racist Struggle (Oxford University Press, Nov.). You can find out more about her book in an... Read more about New Book from Myisha Cherry

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence in Atlanta

March 19, 2021

On the evening of Tuesday, March 16, eight people were shot and killed in targeted attacks in massage parlors in Atlanta. Six of the victims were of Asian descent; seven of the victims were women. We mourn those who lost their lives to this racist violence, and hold their families and friends in our hearts during this painful time.

Mass shootings are far too common in the United States, and so is anti-Asian racism. These forms of violence are a scourge on our society. The Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has experienced increased levels of...

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New COVID Vaccine PSAs from Former Presidents and First Ladies

March 12, 2021

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter and former First Ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Rosalynn Carter will be featured in public service announcements co-sponsored by the COVID Collaborative and Ad Council. You can read more about the project, with quotes from the former Presidents and links to the PSAs, ...

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