End of the Oregon Trail interpretive center
October 20

Professor is finding that a racist past is often left off monuments

Laura Pulido says most American landmarks ignore links to racial inequality and violence
Artwork at the Black Cultural Center
October 19

A year later, Black Cultural Center is a place of bonding and pride

Despite the pandemic, staff are finding creative ways to connect with students remotely
A peaceful BLM protest
October 12

UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities

The $11 million effort will hire a dozen new scholars as part of a plan to combat racism
Kim Johnson, Assistant Vice Provost
October 7

UO Official's Debut Novel on Race Addresses Two Americas

Assistant Vice Provost’s young adult novel on systemic racism comes at a pivotal moment
Members of the UO Black Student Union in 1968
October 7

McNair Scholar Examines 50 Years of Black Protest at UO

Recent UO graduate Desirae Brown examines a parallel between Black student movements on campus 50 years apart
Woman with a microphone
October 7

Voices on Racism 2: The Effect of the Pandemic

UO students, faculty, staff and alumni reflect on the effects of pandemic upon people of color
Lecture series speakers
September 30

African American Workshop and Lecture Series begins 5th year

Speakers include former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the UO's Kimberly Johnson
Tennis player celebrating
August 28

Researcher’s interactive website asks: What is the sound of sport?

Courtney Cox's work is a culmination of five years of research into what sports sound like
A Black artist working on a sculpture
August 4

Grants offered to artists responding to Black Lives Matter

The program for Oregon artists is funded by UO art museum namesake Jordan Schnitzer
July 15

Schill on George Floyd Protests, Black Lives Matter, Deady Renaming

UO President Michael Schill on the protests, systemic racism, COVID-19 and moving forward