Professor Christian Paiz and Ethnic Studies Students Featured in Story on Coachella Valley Youth at UC Berkeley
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Professor Christian Paiz is featured in the PBS docu-special "The Other Side of Coachella." This docu-special highlights the Coachella Valley community, and how with support from the organization Building Healthy Communities, community members and local groups have formed an alliance to tackle issues of Health, Education and Environment. https://www.pbs.org/video/the-other-side-of-coachella-ocxp6r/
November 29, 2018
Melissa Stoner Native American Studies Librarian Ethnic Studies Library In this digital age when some people are asking whether libraries are needed any more, Melissa Stoner can’t imagine life without them. “My aunt worked in the library at the elementary school that I went to. I went to the library...
November 16, 2018
Native American Heritage Month was a long time coming. In the 1910s, Red Fox James embarked on a state-to-state sojourn on horseback to solicit support for a single day honoring Native Americans, ultimately presenting endorsements from 24 governors to the White House. But it wasn’t until 1990 that President George...
November 13, 2018
By John Hickey Melissa Stoner and Howard Nez Sr. are related by blood, and always have been. Now more than ever, they’ve also been related by language. He was a language warrior. She is a literary warrior. For his part, Nez was a Navajo code talker. His granddaughter is a...
November 12, 2018
By Mihir Zaveri In March 1990, L. Ling-chi Wang got on a plane to Washington, where he felt that his words were being twisted. Mr. Wang, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, had recently scored a victory when the school acknowledged it disproportionately hurt Asian-American applicants in its admissions, amid a...
November 9, 2018
Catherine Ceniza Choy - UC Berkeley Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies Catherine Ceniza Choy is a UC Berkeley Professor and the Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies. An interest in history and writing at a young age grew to a history major in college, doctorate...
October 23, 2018
To the Editor: While President Trump continues to demonize migrants from Central America, why do we so seldom hear about the causes of this migration north? During the wars in the 1980s, the United States government spent billions of dollars in support of murderous dictators while creating devastation that left...
October 15, 2018
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