Diversity

Dasha’s story: From Ukraine, former Wayne, Pa. woman shares journey, rescue efforts

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Dasha Andrienko, who once lived in Wayne, Pa. and is now working help rescue refugees in… Read More

Africans trying to flee the Ukraine unable to cross the border

Ukrainians are desperate to escape Ukraine. Yet, authorities at Ukraine’s border refused to let Africans, who are among the Ukrainians, cross the border into… Read More

Here is what white people can do to amplify black history month

February is designated as Black History Month, honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S History. It gives an opportunity for many… Read More

Award shows are still suppressing Black artists and actors

The name Hattie McDaniel is a name not many people are familiar with. She was an African American actress born on June 10, 1893… Read More

Brotherly love no more: How Philadelphia’s hike in violent crime affects people who live there

Today, it’s hard to say that the city of Philadelphia is the city of brotherly love anymore.  With the rise of gun violence and… Read More

Why embracing Black History Month requires looking ‘beyond the textbooks.’

Thomas Edison, the man who invented light bulbs, is well-known. But who is familiar with Lewis Howard Latimer?  Latimer was a gifted inventor and… Read More

Former Dolphins coach Brian Flores sues the NFL for racial discrimination

In a league that is nearly 70 percent African American, there are only three coaches of color to represent the majority of players in… Read More

A Black Student-Athlete’s Cabrini Experience

Jan. 20 2019. That is the day that I decided to commit to Cabrini University for soccer. It marked a long and treacherous process… Read More

Supporting Black Owned businesses is not only important but crucial

In the beginning of the pandemic we saw a lot of people supporting small local businesses. Lots of people ordered take out from mom-and-pop… Read More

Cabrini celebrates its historical connection to the Underground Railroad

Motioning to a small, wooden table that typically wouldn’t get much attention, Armani Parker spoke passionately about its significance. “This isn’t just a table;… Read More

The Center on Immigration joins the fight to shut down Berks and to support Haitian immigrants

Those who have been running the Berks County Residential Center call it a “Family center.” But crowds of protesters who gathered at Independence Hall… Read More

Students launch campaign to advocate for change

Sprawled out, markers in hand, students created posters to be spread across the Wolfington Center. Behind their initiative is the hope for people to… Read More

Athletes continue to use their platform to speak out against injustices

Protests have swept the nation throughout 2020 with a call for justice. Some athletes have used their influence on social media and that has… Read More

Solidarity March calls for change

Video by Jeffrey Williams and Thomas Trucksses Black Student Union led a solidarity march to unite campus and call on the Cabrini community to… Read More

Explaining the preschool-to-prison pipeline and suggesting solutions

According to data collected from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, African American students in the United States, especially young Black… Read More

Diversity in literature teaches different cultures and new perspectives, Latinx authors say

For the last week of Latinx and Hispanic heritage month, two authors from the online reading app Wattpad said that more diverse characters in… Read More

Get to know the Center on Immigration at Cabrini

  The Center on Immigration has been successfully promoting immigrant justice through research, education and advocacy since April 2017. The center has consistently been… Read More

Antebellum review: Clever social horror or sloppy slave narrative?

When I first saw the trailer for the film “Antebellum,” I, among many other viewers, was convinced that the film was going to take… Read More

Diversity speaker says ‘It’s hard to hate close up’

“It’s hard to hate close up,” Nydia Han, 6ABC News anchor and Emmy award-winning journalist, said. On Oct. 7, the Office of University Diversity… Read More

Despite obstacles with coronavirus, Cabrini plans to have a memorable Hispanic heritage month.

Newly elected director of campus activities and programming, Jé La Boulden, has big hopes to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Cabrini University. Campus activities… Read More