The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Issue

The Special Projects and Investigations team published this issue on Feb. 5, 2015.

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Research, apps address police bias

As police bias becomes better documented by the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies, experts and activists are developing research projects and providing resources that better address the faults of the justice system. The following is a roundup of some of that work. 

Column: Creating better spaces for conversations about race

The label of “Asian-American” fails to encapsulate the diversity of the groups it is supposed to represent. As a result, we have been represented as a monolithic group of quiet, hardworking people, which serves to keep us wedged somewhere between other groups of color.

Campus Commentary: Does UNC adequately support students of color?

The Daily Tar Heel’s editorial board posed the following question to several campus leaders who are also students of color: Does UNC adequately support students of color? If not, how can it facilitate their success? Below are the responses of four of those students, edited for length and clarity.