Professor Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be An Antiracist, is the keynote speaker for the Equity in Action: Cultivating Antiracist Universities conference sponsored by the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of St. Thomas.
Tommie fans will notice changes big and small when they return to the stands to watch their teams compete. One of these changes will be four words adorning some of the warm-up apparel: Shed A Little Light.
Students in the Business 200 course this past year used racial covenants issued only 50-100 years ago to find how deeply rooted racial disparities were in the Twin Cities, even when it came to who could and couldn’t own a home in certain neighborhoods.
As the calendar turned to February, St. Thomas organizations had filled the month with opportunities to tour a virtual history museum, hear from experts in the medical and genealogy fields and create art: all experiences that put the spotlight on Black Americans.
Professor Ibram X. Kendi, an acclaimed historian and the author of the New York Times bestseller "How to Be An Antiracist," will be the keynote speaker for the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s inaugural one-day virtual conference.
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, President Julie Sullivan addresses the St. Thomas community with a prayer to unite and recommit to actions that dismantle inequities and build belonging. (Jan. 15, 2021)
From the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Dear St. Thomas community,
As the university honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, we do so amid some of the most troubled times in our nation’s ...
With the week of Jan. 18 encompassing the observances of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, along with the Presidential Inauguration, Campus Ministry invites faculty, staff, an...
Many among the Twin Cities legal community reacted with swift and certain condemnation of Minneapolis police following George Floyd’s death, and then began reckoning with anti-Black racism and systemic injustices, particularly within the legal system.
COVID-19 has resulted in a range of economic and social impacts, from rising unemployment rates to health disparity among racial and ethnic populations. Amid the fallout, the pandemic has also highlighted the divisiveness over face covering guidelines and mandates.
School of Law alumna Tori Kee ’20 J.D. has been hired as the clinical law fellow for the St. Thomas Community Justice Project (CJP), the newest donor-funded St. Thomas Archbishop Ireland Justice Fellowship.
In late October, the University of St. Thomas Law Journal held Protests and Reform, a day-long symposium examining how lawmakers and the legal profession have responded to demands for change in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
In the next step of a deliberative process related to concerning information recently received about Bishop Mathias Loras, the namesake of Loras Hall, a panel answered questions and shared best practices on truth and reconciliation.