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"Story Culture Live": A Podcast That Empowers Black Storytellers

“When a story begins with emphasis on the technical aspects of writing, it kills the story and assassinates the storyteller. I focus on story. Even more, I focus on the culture around storytelling,” says Clarissa Walker, Ph.D., Writing Center interim director.

A Century of Suffrage

For women, the right to vote was fought for, not given.

Crossing the Divide Between Military & Civilian Life, RIC Student Alex Ortiz

“Most of our population walk around very much unaware of what veterans have experienced and what it means to transition back from deployment. It’s important to inform and educate the general public.” — Micaela Black, VetSuccess on Campus

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 2

“Race isn’t that important. Culture is what makes you who you are.” – RIC student, Heidi Salazar Martinez

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 1

When talking about race and ethnicity, there are certain characteristics that can help people understand the differences.

Creating a Safe Space to Talk about Race

During their 14 weeks in her course, Bousseau hopes students grow from "terrified" to comfortable speaking about race.

What is Cultural Competence & Why is it Critical for RIC's School of Nursing?

Lack of cultural competence interferes with the quality of care patients of color and non-English-speaking patients receive, says alumna Valerie Almeida-Monroe, director of clinical services at Clinica Esperanza.

Student Nurses of Color & New Taskforce Ignite Call to Action

"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?

Exploring the term “Latinx”

LatinX is a gender-neutral neologism, sometimes used to refer to people of Latin American cultural or ethnic identity in the United States.

The Pandemic's Effect on the Opioid Epidemic

While COVID-19 takes hundreds of lives each day, RIC alumnus and Cranston Police Officer Joshua Brown is busy saving lives from death by overdose.