RACE

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The concept of race as we know it today is a fairly recent invention and has been used to exploit certain groups of people: Blacks, Native Americans, Mexican Americans and Asian Americans. That is the jumping off point in a continuing discussion on race hosted by Humboldt Area Foundation  (HAF) and the Equity Alliance for the North Coast.

Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana discuss issues of justice and race locally and around the country.

How do we create positive change in our institutions and on the streets?

In a supremely difficult and divisive political landscape, how do we ensure justice and safety in our communities?

This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on these challenging questions.


Honest Ownership Is Key To Reconciliation

Jan 15, 2018

Steven Bell of HSU's Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion came by the KHSU studio on Martin Luther King Day to talk about issues of race in America.


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Identity, sense of place, community. 

Feeling safe: Billie shares a story.


On this episode of Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat host Lorna Bryant discussed cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. The discussion centered around how it's defined and, once identified, how to move to cultural sensitivity and humility - by all people. 


Thursday Night Talk: Showing Up for Racial Justice

May 1, 2017
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How can white people in Humboldt County be better allies to people of color? Linda Stansberry, and guests Kim Bergel, Eureka City Council; Erin Powers Taylor, True North; Meridith Oram, Showing Up for Racial Justice; and for fifteen minutes by phone, Paul Kivel, who wrote "Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Social Justice."Learn about accountability, privilege and those cringe-worthy but oh so necessary conversations.

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In 1966 in Oakland California, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense.  The initial goal was to monitor police violence in black communities, a persistent issue that Black Lives Matter and other contemporary groups continue to organize around today.  In 1969, community social programs became a core activity of party members. The Black Panther Party launched multiple programs such as a free breakfast program for children, food banks, health clinics and education outreach.


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 KHSU’s Thursday Night Talk hosted an emotional town hall-style event on the eve of the presidential inauguration at Humboldt State University’s Kate Buchanan Room.  

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The Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR) is taking place this week at Humboldt State University and everyone is invited to participate in the workshops and lectures. The programs relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.

Amy Salinas Westmorland, coordinator of HSU's Multicultural Center and Malcom Chanaiwa with the the African American Center for Academic Excellence and CDOR planning committee, discuss the importance of having these workshops and encourage community members to come to HSU.

Dr. Herbrechtsmeire discusses the lecture on "Understanding Islam: A Community Conversation" that is taking place on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.


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Is Humboldt County ready to embrace its changing demographic? Is Humboldt County a place of cultural and racial equity? 

Join host Lorna Bryant as she and her guests Dwayne Marsh (Center for Social Inclusion’s Government Alliance on Race and Equity); Darren Arquero (UC Berkeley and Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society); and Humboldt State University student Malcolm Chanaiwa discuss 'creating a place where we all belong'."

In addition to a wide-ranging discussion about diversity on the north coast, Chanaiwa discussed the local reaction to the 'Sit With Kaepernick' protest, which he helped organize. 

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The Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR) is an annual event at Humboldt State University that invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.  This year's Dialogue will run from October 31 – November 4, 2016.   The Keynote speaker is Ian Haney López who is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. You are invited to submit workshop proposals at humboldt.edu/dialogue.

 

  Who says sports, race and politics don't mix well? 

On the next Thursday Night Talk, Doc Stull and Brenda Starr examine sports, as seen through the lens of race, politics and protests throughout our history.

Doc and Starr will discuss the long history of mingling social justice and society in sports... from Jesse Owens to Jackie Robinson to Jim Brown to Muhammad Ali - from John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics to current NBA players speaking out at the recent ESPYS. 

Three Black men navigating the world here in Humboldt:

  • A police officer.
  • A cultural anthropologist and journalist.
  • A millennial from South L.A.

 Arcata resident Mikey Mathews, HSU professor Kirby Moss and Sgt. John Packer of the University Police Department joined Lorna Bryant to discuss being Black men in Humboldt.

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Dr. Rossbacher highlights the book "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the book's illustration of the connections among history, race, ethnicity and protest in the United States.

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