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Racial Microaggressions Explained

What exactly are racial microaggressions and how can you prevent them? You may have heard this term but do not fully understand what it means or how it applies to you. The Texas A&M College of Education & Human Development’s critical race theory expert Dr. Chaddrick James-Gallaway breaks it down. “Racial microaggressions are exchanges with the unconscious […]

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2021 Your Voice Matters Survey

What is it like to learn and work at Texas A&M? Your answers on the 2021 Your Voice Matters survey will provide a great service to Texas A&M. Your valuable feedback is crucial for developing programs and strategic plans for Texas A&M. We ask that you take the survey by March 14 at https://yourvoice.tamu.edu.

INSIGHT Into Diversity

Remembering Executive Order 9066 and the Injustices Committed Against Japanese Americans On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which forcibly displaced more than 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry into internment camps during World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Unfortunately, anti-Asian discrimination continues to rise across the country today due […]

Spring 2021: Aggie Allies Workshop Dates

Aggie Allies has announced the schedule for Spring 2021 Allies Advance Workshops. All workshops will be via Zoom. Sunday, March 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Workshop Registration Who are Allies?Allies include staff, faculty, and students at Texas A&M University and members of the Bryan/College […]

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021.

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Registration Open: Texas A&M Race Identity & Social Equity (RISE) Conference

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Texas A&M Race Identity & Social Equity (RISE) conference that will take place virtually on Thursday and Friday, March 25-26, 2021. Modeled after the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE), the RISE Initiative is a yearlong program that provides students with a better understanding of race, […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV)

March 31, 2021, will mark the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV). The event celebrates the resilience and success of transgender and gender-nonconforming people and raises awareness of transgender rights. TDoV was founded by activist Rachel Crandall in 2009. Crandall was inspired by the fact that there was no holiday in existence dedicated […]

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Read, Watch, Listen

READ: Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities University of California, Merced scholars Laura T. Hamilton and Kelly Nielsen explore how underrepresented students are negatively affected by a higher education system that increasingly targets them for recruitment while failing to provide the services they need to succeed. Hamilton and Nielsen focus specifically on campuses within […]

Spring 2021: Aggie Allies Workshop Dates

Aggie Allies has announced the schedule for Spring 2021 Allies Advance Workshops. All workshops will be via Zoom. Sunday, Jan. 31 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the United Nations urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future […]