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Response and Resources Post-Chauvin Trial

April 20, 2021

Dear Carolina Community, This year has been one of the most difficult in our nation’s recent history. Along with enduring a global pandemic, we have witnessed widespread racial injustice in our country that also sparked outrage around the world. Though … Continued

Black Mental Health Resources

April 15, 2021

  The unrelenting violence against Black people, particularly at the hands of police – as we have witnessed in the current trial against Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd and in this weekend’s shooting of … Continued

Asian Voices at Carolina

April 6, 2021

    In light of the alarming increase in anti-Asian violence and sentiment, there is great concern at UNC about the safety and well-being of our Asian faculty, staff and students. As members of our Carolina community, we grieve for … Continued

Responding to Anti-Asian/Asian American Violence

March 17, 2021

The following message was issued on March 17 to our campus community by Heidi Kim, Director of the UNC Asian American Center:   Dear friends, It gives me great sorrow to write to all of you again about anti-Asian violence, … Continued

Helping Students Harness Their Resilience

March 3, 2021

  In her office at the Campus Y, Yalitza Ramos, interim director and director of the Bonner Leader Program, keeps an open door and a listening ear. “Students come to talk to me about a range of their experiences – … Continued

The Presence of Justice

January 28, 2021

Written by Susan Hudson, The Well, Thursday, January 28, 2021 Keynote speaker and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors and Carolina’s MLK Unsung Heroes honor King’s legacy on the front lines. (Shutterstock image)   While some American progressives seem relieved at … Continued

The Fierce Urgency of Now

January 19, 2021

Silent Sam, Charleston, Charlottesville and George Floyd made the headlines. On a less visible but equally impassioned front, faculty of color at Chapel Hill believe this is the moment for action toward equity. Carolina Alumni Review featured “The Fierce Urgency … Continued

Message from the Interim Chief Diversity Officer

January 12, 2021

    Dear Carolina Community, As we reflect upon the tumultuous events over this past year and last week, many find ourselves pondering the instability of our nation’s future. Whether the civil unrest following the presidential election or the outcry … Continued