National Collegiate Dialogue - Racial Discrimination Cases & Discussion

USAonRace.com is proud to sponsor and host the National Collegiate Dialogue on Race Relations (NCDRR) for the 2013-2014 academic year. This will be the 4th year of the dialogue, which began with the 2010—2011 academic year.

NCDRR provides an excellent opportunity for students to actively participate in a healthy and meaningful exchange about this important issue that continues to pose major challenges in contemporary society. Download the following PDF to learn more about the purpose and objectives of the dialogue, and how it will work during this academic year. Meet the distinguished advisory panel and peruse the participating colleges and universities. You may also view the short video to learn more about the mission of USAonRace.com and how it is a good resource for an ongoing conversation to increase understanding across race and ethnicity. 

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April 30th, 2014
Written by administrator in National Collegiate Dialogue with 0 Comments
Thank you for participating in the National Collegiate Dialogue on Race Relations (NCDRR). Your interest and thoughtful comments have shown that we need to have an ongoing dialogue about the state of race relations in many aspects of American life. To assist us in ensuring that NCDRR will continue to be a meaningful experience for students, please take 5 minutes (or less) to complete the short...
April 28th, 2014
Written by Eileen Sullivan... in National Collegiate Dialogue with 14 Comments
In this April 17, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment.
Large quantities of demographic data, often referred to as "Big data," can be used to discriminate against different racial and socio-economic groups. A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes their lives easier in...
April 28th, 2014
Written by Antonio Gonzalez in National Collegiate Dialogue with 26 Comments
In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2010 photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the NBA said it is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man purported to be Sterling makes racist remarks while speaking to his girlfriend.
The NBA is probing the racist recording of L. A. Clippers owner in the midst of the NBA playoff games. Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games. Everybody except for the embattled Clippers owner, who has a...
April 21st, 2014
Written by Jeff Amy in National Collegiate Dialogue with 34 Comments
Sigma Phi Epsilon closed its chapter at Ole Miss after three of its members were accused of racist behavior.
A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the Southern college that was all-white at the time. The university announced Thursday that the national office of Sigma Phi Epsilon, based in Richmond, Va., had closed its Ole Miss chapter. Besides the...
April 21st, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in National Collegiate Dialogue with 37 Comments
San Jose State University has issued a set of recommendations on how to improve safety and diversity on campus.
A committee formed at San Jose State University after a black student said his white roommates racially harassed and tortured him has issued a set of recommendations to the school on how it can improve safety and diversity on campus. Some of the recommendations made by the Special Task Force on Racial Discrimination in its final report issued Friday are that the university should: provide...

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