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Speakers discuss how to fight racism

It is important to think about other people's situations and perspectives when trying to understand racism, said Dr. Marie Theard, medical director of neuroanesthesia at Oregon Health and Science University.
ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 29, 2020

Speakers discussed fighting racism through education and seeing the world through different perspectives in an event hosted by WSU Tri-Cities on Oct. 29. It is important to have conversations about...

Professor to speak about dismantling racism

Using the viewpoints of medicine and academia can help people begin to understand the full spectrum of racism, said Thabiti Lewis, English professor and interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver. 
MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2020

A WSU Vancouver professor will discuss how racism affects the field of medicine at an event 11 a.m. Oct. 29. The event “Dismantling Racism: The Game of Change” is part of an ongoing series hosted...

WSU resource center hosts workshop on systemic racism, privilege

“Racism is a problem for white folks to fix,” said Lisa Guerrero, WSU professor of comparative ethnic studies and American studies and culture. “The people who hold the power have to change the problem.”
JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2020

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held an event on Saturday to discuss systemic racism and the benefits of correcting behavior rather than labeling someone as racist...

OPINION: Cancel culture’s hidden benefits

We constantly shout down cancel culture, but there are some upsides to the social media phenomenon.
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist September 28, 2020

Cancel culture is a fairly new phenomenon found primarily on Twitter but can be seen across all social media and online platforms. “Canceling” usually happens to a celebrity, athlete or someone else...

WSU librarian compiles list of anti-racist resources

The anti-racist resource guide is available online at WSU Libraries. The guide includes a list of books about race and racism.
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2020

A WSU librarian created a resource guide of books to encourage conversation about race and racism. After the murder of George Floyd, there was a lot of self examination, both for individuals and for...

OPINION: Students need diversity education

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.
ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist June 16, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems...

‘We’re tired of being silent’

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyd's neck.
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor June 4, 2020

Editor's note: Some sources asked to go under a pseudonym to protect themselves from retaliation.  A crowd repeated the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” after the name of each Black person killed by...

WSU admin urged to take action for racist comments made by student

“If they are not doing that, then we're going to have to go ahead and hold up a petition and be an advocate to make sure that the student is no longer on campus,” ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said.
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2020

Editor's Note: The Daily Evergreen recognizes that the social media post depict screenshots with graphic language. It was added to provide validity and context to the story. Please view at your own risk. Editor's...

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