Claremont McKenna College hosted a virtual student forum Feb. 9 to discuss possible changes to the college’s general education requirements.
We need to teach children about racism and other systems of oppression as early as possible, says Aarushi Phalke PO ’24.
After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.
The Pitzer Black Student Union called on the college to provide greater support for Black students in a six-point address, offering solutions that they say would “support and foster a successful and well-rounded college experience for their Black students.”
Several faculty at the Claremont Colleges canceled or postponed their classes on Sept. 8 and 9 as part of a nationwide movement to bring attention to issues of racial injustice, police violence and systemic racism in the U.S.
Several student groups are demanding the Harvey Mudd College administration actively address systemic racism after receiving two official statements from the college administration they say fell short.
Esteemed scholar and writer Christina Sharpe visited the Pomona College Art Museum Oct. 24 to discuss the dangers of circulating racist histories in museum curation.