diversity

Tarahgee Morris and Jamal Parker
One of a kind Owls hand picked by ONE School
Type: News Story
With only 15 spots open, two Owls were admitted to the ONE School program, selective portfolio program founded by Spotify's creative director.
October 21, 2020
An Owl statue spreads its wings on Temple's Main Campus.
Attorney Ben Crump joined TV host LaToya Stroman for in-depth conversation on racial injustice
Type: News Story
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump and TV host LaToya Stroman discussed racial injustice and the importance of voting.
October 21, 2020
Agnes Berry Montier
Temple’s first Black female MD graduated in 1912
Type: News Story
Temple University graduated its first Black woman doctor at a time when Black people were excluded from institutions of higher learning.
October 14, 2020
An Owl sculpture on Main Campus.
Temple invests more than $1 million in anti-racism education and programming
Type: News Story
The university will expand the Department of Africology and African American Studies and create a Center for Anti-Racism Research.
October 14, 2020
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances
Issues of racial injustice have helped shaped the 2020 presidential election
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances discusses how issues of racial injustice have influenced the campaigns.
October 14, 2020
protesters marching in Tokyo
Two TUJ students are taking the lead in raising awareness about racism in Japan
Type: News Story
TUJ students led 3,500 protesters in a march through Tokyo in support of racial equality.
October 14, 2020
Kendall Stephens wearing a sweatshirt and matching face mask that says "QUEEN" with a rainbow megaphone.
Prominent trans advocate brings talents to Temple
Type: News Story
A new student in the School of Social Work wants to work to unite Temple’s LGBTQIA+ community and continue to advocate for trans individuals.
September 30, 2020
A Temple student holding up a rainbow colored pin that says "born this way."
National Coming Out Week goes virtual with this message: Love
Type: News Story
Learn how to participate in the week’s virtual events centered around the LGBTQIA+ campus community.
September 30, 2020
David Love
Uprise Online: Professor discusses social movements in the digital age
Type: News Story
Klein Professor David Love shares his expertise around racial injustice and how it plays out on social media today.
September 16, 2020
a professor in a yellow shirt standing before a window.
Reimagining the role of police in society through research
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Ajima Olaghere discusses her scholarship on policing and communities.
September 2, 2020
Linn Washington
‘We’ve been here before’: Journalism professor discusses covering racism, protests and police brutality
Type: News Story
Linn Washington Jr., a professor of journalism, has been covering systemic racism since the 1970s.
August 25, 2020
a student moves into a residence hall on Temple's campus.
Temple University’s diverse Class of 2024
Type: News Story
The incoming class includes record numbers of Black and Latinx students and international students from six continents.
August 19, 2020
A portrait of Molefi Kete Asante
Racial injustice has been fuelled by centuries of prejudiced hierarchies
Type: News Story
Molefi Kete Asante, chair of Africology and African American Studies, looks at the historical context of the George Floyd protests.
July 23, 2020
Tara Tripp
National protests emphasize need for criminal justice reform
Type: News Story
Temple professor talks about the need for criminal justice reform in the U.S., highlighting the value of well-funded reentry programs.
July 23, 2020
Zoom interview with Owls For Justice members
Student-athletes join together to fight for social justice reform
Type: News Story
A group of student-athletes has formed a new student organization to promote equality and justice on campus.
July 14, 2020
A portrait of David Brown
The national conversation on race is an opportunity to push for greater inclusion
Type: News Story
Klein College’s first diversity advisor to the office of the dean discusses diversity, equity and inclusion.
July 2, 2020
Gregory Anderson
Systemic racism has led to education disparities
Type: News Story
Dean Gregory Anderson outlines how race and socioeconomic status impacts access to educational opportunities in the U.S.
June 25, 2020
An illustrated copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Exploring the history of Juneteenth, a day of celebration and reflection
Type: News Story
The holiday’s legacy stretches back 155 years.
June 17, 2020
An illustration of landmarks in Philadelphia and on Temple's campus with rainbow colors.
Proud moments in our LGBTQIA+ history
Type: News Story
Learn more about historical events that happened in Philadelphia and key contributions from the Temple community to celebrate Pride month.
May 29, 2020
Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.
A new graphic novel brings African American history in Philadelphia to life
Type: News Story
"Black Lives Always Mattered!" highlights influential figures from the city’s past.
March 26, 2020
The entrance to the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Black History Month: Five must-see exhibits at the Blockson Collection
Type: News Story
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection is the perfect place to visit for Black History Month.
February 7, 2020
Temple University professor Timothy Welbeck in conversation with Wyclef Jean
What to read, watch and see for Black History Month
Type: News Story
Africology and African American Studies lecturer Timothy Welbeck shares his recommended reading and viewing list.
January 29, 2020
The alphabet of social justice
Type: News Story
The students created a social justice poster for each letter of the alphabet.
April 5, 2017
Temple Law School Dean JoAnn Epps with City Hall in the background.
Law School Dean JoAnne Epps shares vision for diversity, inclusion
Type: News Story
Her acceptance speech touched on the need for improved education and establishing a better understanding of each other.
February 22, 2016
Students and faculty host events focused on diversity
Type: News Story
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, students, faculty and administrators came together for two diversity-centered events organized to ensure that inclusivity remains a topic of conversation on campus.
October 31, 2014

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