UNC Latinx Center to Open its Doors Fall 2019

March 8, 2019

“Welcome to our new space,” says Josmell Perez as he proudly greets visitors to the walk-through of the site of the UNC Latinx Center, which will officially open its doors just prior to the Fall 2019 semester. Perez has been … Continued

“Check Your Blind Spots” Tour Comes to UNC

March 6, 2019

The CEO Action “Check Your Blind Spots” unconscious bias bus tour rolled onto Carolina’s campus on February 20, bringing its unique interactive technology to educate users and expand the conversation about creating a more inclusive community. Despite the cold, rainy … Continued

Celebrate Women’s History Month at UNC

February 27, 2019

Women’s History Month traces its origins to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. It morphed into a national Women’s History Week in February 1980 after a proclamation from President Jimmy Carter was issued, stating “…the achievements, leadership, courage, strength … Continued

Carolina Community Honors Black History Month

February 13, 2019

by Emily Poplett, UNC.edu To understand racism today, the country must confront its history of anti-black ideas, Ibram X. Kendi said during Carolina’s African-American History Month Lecture on Feb. 7 at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and … Continued

Black History Month Events

February 4, 2019

Numerous events are scheduled to take place as Carolina honors Black History Month (Feb. 1-28). In addition to Wilson Caldwell Day, which honors an unsung hero of Carolina’s past, and the African American History Month Lecture, the Black Student Movement … Continued

MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony with Ben Jealous

January 22, 2019

The MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony will feature Ben Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, as the keynote speaker, as well as presentations for the UNC MLK Student Scholarship and Unsung Heroes awards. Ben Jealous is a renowned activist, civil … Continued