Search Results

Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.

Penn prof. faces backlash after disagreeing with National Book Critics Circle BLM statement

(07/06/20 5:29am)

In recent weeks, many organizations have issued statements supporting the nationwide  movement for racial justice, committing to promote internal diversity and inclusion. Among these organizations is the National Book Critics Circle, in which one Penn professor, who is a former NBCC president and longtime board member, is facing backlash for objecting to the ideas referenced in the organization's proposed statement written in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Former Penn for Bernie members start Young Democratic Socialists of America campus chapter

(06/19/20 5:33am)

After Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suspended his presidential campaign in April, Penn for Bernie transformed into a progressive political on-campus group known as Penn Justice Democrats. One month later, some former Penn for Bernie members are beginning their own campus chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America.