The faculty of the UNC Department of Geography condemn police and vigilante violence and call for justice for Black communities who have been the victims of these crimes and of systematic and institutional racism. We are outraged by the deaths … Continued
The Development Geography Specialty Group’s Gary Gaile Award is a travel grant that supports research in development geographies. I am using the grant to aide my work (i.e. archival collection, interviews, participant observation) on gentrification and urban redevelopment in the … Continued
Our very own Stevie Larson’s on the front page of today’s Daily Tar Heel! http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2015/03/students-explore-asian-american-identities Stevie spoke on a panel about Asian-American identities, immigration and race in the U.S. for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
Graduate student Adam Bledsoe has article published in Counterpunch about his views on renaming Saunders Hall. Geography graduate students also published a video about renaming Saunders Hall. You can find the video on YouTube.
Omololu Refilwe Babatunde, a Geography and African, African American, and Diaspora studies double major, was featured in the Daily Tar Heel. Read more about how Omololu is involved in educating the campus and community about the history of UNC, and … Continued