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Events mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Events mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 19, 2018

On this annual observance by the United Nations, We’re Better Than That—the University’s anti-racism committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff—will sponsor a panel discussion and invite members of the community to sign a pledge to fight racism.

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Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

March 17, 2017

As the University’s anti-racism campaign prepares to host a series of discussions marking the United Nations’ annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, meet the students who help shape the committee’s platform and mission.

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W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

February 3, 2017

The comedian and CNN host tops a week of events sponsored by the University’s ‘We’re Better Than That’ anti-racism campaign and the Student Programming Board.

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Events celebrating black history

Events celebrating black history

February 1, 2017

W. Kamau Bell, sociopolitical comedian and host of the Emmy-nominated CNN show United Shades of America, highlights a month of lectures, films, performances, and exhibits.

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Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

Irfan Bashir ’19 wins antiracism student video contest

April 14, 2016

“I wanted to show that although this is a diverse campus, racism does exist. But together, we can stop it.” Bashir’s three-minute video called “Meliora,” was announced Thursday as the winner after a week-long vote of the campus community.

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Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

March 18, 2016

For Rochester students like Justin Delinois ’19 the sentiments captured in a University-wide effort to combat racism on campus are more than just four words that fit on a T-shirt.

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University launches anti-racism campaign at basketball doubleheader

University launches anti-racism campaign at basketball doubleheader

February 24, 2016

“We’re Better Than THAT,” the University’s new anti-racism awareness campaign, will officially kick off at the basketball doubleheader on Saturday with free t-shirts, stickers, and pins.

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