Othering & Belonging Institute Blog

chart showing the underrepresentation of Latinos in UCs
By Stephen Menendian
Oct. 15, 2020 In the wake of the uprisings this past summer, public surveys show that...
October 14, 2020
Picture shows people using their phones to film protests
By Emnet Almedom and Eli Moore Sept. 30, 2020
This blog post is accompanied by a set of safety and guidance...
September 29, 2020
A group of four subway riders sitting next to each other all wear surgical masks, most peer down at their phones while one rests.
By Stephen Menendian
Sept. 16, 2020 Author's Note: I composed the first draft of this blog in early April and was...
September 16, 2020
Photo of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul
Karen Barkey
July 27, 2020
By Karen Barkey Earlier this month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the momentous...
July 27, 2020
June 19, 2020
By john a. powell Today we're observing the anniversary of Juneteenth—the day in 1865 when enslaved...
June 19, 2020
black lives painted on the street
By john a. powell
June 16, 2020 I’ve lived in and traveled to all corners of the country talking to people about...
June 16, 2020