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The Cathedral of Learning alongside the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain.

Asha Chai-Chang offers the do’s and don’ts to fostering inclusive communities

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer February 2, 2023
The “Intersection of Race, Disability and Religion: A First Person Experience” webinar took place Thursday evening. Asha Chai-Chang, a director and writer, offered attendees advice on how to navigate intersectionality firsthand.
Pitt’s Global Hub a panel Wednesday afternoon called “What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms” that focused on the current socio-political climate, transnational feminism, anti-Blackness and global social justice issues.

Panel discusses intersectional feminism, justice

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer March 12, 2021
Pitt's Global Hub hosted Wednesday afternoon’s panel “What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms.” The event addressed transnational feminism, anti-Blackness and global social justice issues.
The Womens’ March has faced criticism for relying too heavily on female genitalia to demand equality.

Editorial: It’s too late to fix the Women’s March

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 12, 2020
The movement that was born from Trump’s inauguration needs to include and speak for people who aren’t white, and who aren’t cisgender — in order to do so, the Women’s March must rebranded.
SGB president Zechariah Brown speaks at Monday evening’s “Mental Health and Intersectionality: A Roundtable Discussion.”

Creating an intersectional conversation around mental health

By Madison Brewer, For The Pitt News October 14, 2019
In an effort to make the conversation around mental illness more inclusive, a group of about 20 met Monday night to discuss mental health and intersectionality.
Krithika Pennathur, founder of Pitt Unmuted, speaks about sexual assault in marginalized communities at Monday night’s Intersectionality of Sexual Violence: How the Issue Impacts Marginalized Populations panel. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Panelists discuss intersectionality in sexual assault

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer April 10, 2018

Students gathered Monday night to listen as six panelists discussed how intersectionality plays a role in sexual assault. The panel consisted of Krithika Pennathur, president of Pitt Unmuted; Rose Barone...

Jasmine Green and Albert Tanjaya discussed the difficulties both African-American and Asian-American communities face during an event Wednesday night. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

ASA, BAS explore racial identities, histories

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer November 30, 2017

When Olivia Carter asked the 20-something students gathered in a single-file line in the William Pitt Union to step back if they’d ever “endured physical or verbal abuse due to [their] race,” the...

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