The Latin American and Latinx Studies Program will become the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies on July 1.
The hour-long webinar was hosted to commemorate Juneteenth and discussed racism as a power construct and the power of an individual to challenge racial ideas and structures.
Black Restaurant Week, an event that showcases Black-owned restaurants and culinary businesses in the city, took place from June 4 to June 13.
The statement, released on May 19, has been signed by nearly 330 members of the Penn community and 28 Penn groups and Philadelphia-based organizations.
Wingard graduated from the Graduate School of Education in 2000 and will be the first Black president of Temple.
The Black Ivy Time Capsule is a competition that accepts creative work focused on Black life at the eight Ivy League schools.
The 6B is a coalition of Penn’s main minority student groups on campus, including the Penn Association for Gender Equity, UMOJA, Lambda Alliance, Latinx Coalition, United Minorities Council, and Asian Pacific Student Coalition.
The program's curriculum includes discussions on the history of feminism, identity and intersectionality, binaries and labels, a critical history of feminism, and discussions about privilege.
While the Penn Museum and University administrators have apologized for holding the remains, the Africa family and members of the West Philadelphia community demand further action.
Following nationwide coverage and uproar, the University committed to a "respectful, consultative resolution" with the goal of reuniting the remains with the Africa family, according to an email sent Wednesday afternoon to undergraduates from Provost Wendell Pritchett and Penn Museum Director Christopher Woods.
Students who observe Ramadan are rediscovering elements of community as COVID-19 distancing restrictions continue to lift
The Lavender Graduation will take place on May 7 and feature individually designed slides for each graduate, three speakers, as well as two performances from the newly merged gender-inclusive Glee Club.
Penn Museum apologized for using the remains for research and teaching purposes, rather than returning the remains to the Africa family.
The vigil was organized by Penn Democrats, the Pan-Asian American Community House, the Spiritual and Religious Life Center, and Amnesty International at Penn, and featured City Councilmember and Penn alumna Jamie Gauthier along with a number of community leaders.
Forty-five members of University leadership — including Penn President Amy Gutmann, Board of Trustees Chair David L. Cohen, and Division of Public Safety Vice President Maureen Rush — signed the email affirming Penn's commitment to advancing racial equity.
Fifty-eight Penn faculty members signed a letter of support on April 14 calling on Penn to retain David Eng, an endowed professor in the Asian American Studies Program.
Some students reported a need for safe transportation to Chinatown, citing COVID-19 health concerns and the uptick in anti-Asian hate crimes as barriers to using public transportation.
Wai Wai Nu identified how displaced women have overcome pandemic-related challenges, and offered recommendations for improving refugee and internally displaced women's access to dignified work, health care, and housing.
Members of the Glee Club voted unanimously on April 9 to amend its constitution in order to remove gender restrictions for membership of its choir section.
The protest was organized by Police Free Penn and Black Lives Matter Philly after a recent report, authored by a Penn student, found that the Morton cranial collection holds the skulls of 14 Black Philadelphians which were robbed from their graves in the 19th century.