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Community members rally against anti-Asian hate

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 5, 2021

Around 300 people gathered Saturday afternoon at Reaney Park to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to protest racism against the AAPI community. Participants held signs with phrases such...

The League of Women Voters of Pullman's next Brown Bag event is scheduled from 12-1 p.m. Feb. 16.

League of Women Voters discussed inequality, racism during Brown Bag event

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2021

The League of Women Voters of Pullman met Tuesday to examine the book “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide” and how it applies to today's events.  League member Krista Gross...

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.

Speakers discuss how to fight racism

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 30, 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...

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. 

Professor to speak about dismantling racism

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 28, 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...

“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.”

WSU resource center hosts workshop on systemic racism, privilege

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 19, 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...

We constantly shout down cancel culture, but there are some upsides to the social media phenomenon.

OPINION: Cancel culture’s hidden benefits

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist September 29, 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...

The anti-racist resource guide is available online at WSU Libraries. The guide includes a list of books about race and racism.

WSU librarian compiles list of anti-racist resources

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 22, 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...

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist June 17, 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...

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyd's neck.

‘We’re tired of being silent’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor June 5, 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...

“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.

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

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter June 5, 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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