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SAVE THE DATE! On Monday, October 16, 2017, Khary Lazarre-White, Executive Director and co-founder of The Brotherhood/ Sister Sol, will talk about his novel, Passage, which tells the story of a young black man in Harlem and Brooklyn in 1993. Pedro Noguera, UCLA Professor of Education, and Khary Lazarre-White will discuss their work with The Brotherhood/ […]
Save the date! On Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 4 PM at the UCLA Faculty Center, Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of History and Afro-American and African Studies at University of Michigan, will discuss her Pulitzer Prize winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy. RSVP Link: http://bit.ly/2jHYyFE To download the […]
The September 2017 Bunche Center newsletter is now available! Stay up to date with the latest Bunche Center news and announcements. To download the newsletter, click here or click on the image below.
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez has been nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary. Directors/ producers include Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater, Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, and featured artists are Nikki Giovanni, Amiri Baraka, Questlove, Jessica Care Moore, Ursula Rucker, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Talib Kweli, Haki R. Madhubuti and Bryonn Bain. Sonia Sanchez is a seminal figure […]
The California African American Museum, in collaboration with the UCLA Digital Humanities Department, present “Center Stage: African American Women in Silent Race Films.” According to the KCET article, “Forgotten Black Women of Early Hollywood Take Center Stage at CAAM,” “It [the exhibition] reveals how as early as 100 years ago, independent black filmmakers presented complex portrayals of […]
In a Los Angeles Times article, “Diversity isn’t a plot point in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming.’ It’s just normal for millennial New Yorkers like Peter Parker,” director Jon Watts discussed how he sought a diverse cast to reflect the true diversity of New York. According to Watts, “We thought if we made it that kind of school, then you […]
Asian-American actors, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, will not be returning for another season of “Hawaii Five-0” due to unequal pay with their white co-stars, Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan. Kim and Park have been principal characters on the show since it aired in 2010. Regarding his departure, Kim posted on Facebook, “The path […]
According to the Los Angeles Times article, “In a sign of Hollywood’s new world order, the Academy turns to TV talent to diversify,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited an unprecedented 774 new members to join the Academy in an effort to diversify its mainly white and male constituents. Many of the invitees are […]
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