By: James Span, Jr., MDiv, MSA (He/Him/His) Executive Director | Student Inclusion and Diversity Multicultural Academic Student Services ________________________________________________________________________________________ I love being Black. This inherently means I also love celebrating Black History Month. It provides me an opportunity to… Read moreMotivation behind the Movement
Today, I understand that Black History Month is a 24/7, 365 experience. The awareness that I have today is the result of the foundation laid during the 1970s while attending public school in Detroit, when the… Read moreCelebrating All That Has Been Ignored
Our return to Blog Thursdays and the relaunch of Kaleidoscope Central is marked with excitement. Kaleidoscope Central is the joint blog for the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Office for Diversity Education…. Read moreA New Normal: Resetting the EDI Space in 2021 and Beyond
I remember, sitting and watching as the first woman became the Vice President of the United States, and I remember feeling this abundance of emotions not only because she was a woman but a woman of… Read moreWho Can I Run to When I Need All of the Above?
Shelby Laupp is a senior majoring in Integrative Public Relations with a minor in Sport Management. She is currently completing her 40-hour PR field experience with The Office of Diversity Education. Shelby plans to graduate in… Read moreLearning About Vs. Experiencing Racism
By: Mimi Gonzalez-Barillas Diversity Communications Specialist, OID _______________________________________________________________________________________________ “If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” -Malcolm X Facebook gave… Read moreSister against Brother/Truth and Reconciling America