Community Affairs

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When Elizabeth James, program associate for the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate degree in the 1970s, she experienced an act of racism that seemed unthinkable to her: Someone vandalized her dorm room door with a racial slur.

Rackham student Dana Greene

Public Health student Dana Greene knelt at the block ‘M’ on the Diag for 21 hours.

A map of campus marking points affected by vandalism.

The Michigan Daily compiled a list of reports of vandalism on campus and in Ann Arbor from 2016 to the present. See the fullview interactive map charting these incidents here

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In February 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, relocating all people of Japanese ancestry in the United States, documented and undocumented, into internment camps.

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LGBTQ-focused student groups on campus aim to foster welcoming communities and enhance professional opportunities for LGBTQ individuals and allies, at several of the University of Michigan’s schools and colleges.

LSA freshman Anna Krauss and LSA junior Raivynn Smith talk with a passerby about putting pronouns on class rosters in the Diag on Friday.

This article is the first part of a larger piece dedicated to the experiences of some transgender individuals.

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Some Native American students are elated by a recent exhibit that aims to bring awareness to the role Native Americans had in the founding of the University of Michigan but overall there is an underlying concern about the ways the University is representing Native Americans during its bicentennia

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Freedom House is the only organization in the United States that provides shelter, legal aid and other comprehensive services free of charge to asylum-seekers and victims of human trafficking, accordi

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Cydney Gardner-Brown, a recently accepted applicant to the University of Michigan, is having difficulty deciding whether she wants to be a Wolverine. The debate does not center around the price of admission or housing, nor is she concerned about leaving home for the first time.

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Rania Daboul remembers having to call her older brother who was 6,000 miles away from her, anxiety building about her future.

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