COMING TOMORROW!!!  2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

COMING TOMORROW!!! 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

The 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report will be released February 21, 2017 at 8 am.  Please visit this website to access the download link for the full report.

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

Don’t miss out on the 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event on Thurs., Feb. 23., at noon in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Dr. Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and lead author of the report, will discuss the latest findings with co-authors Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Bunche Center Assistant Director, Dr. Vanessa Diaz, Visiting Scholar, and Michael Tran & Amberia Sargent, […]

Circle of Thought with Alex W. Rodriguez

Circle of Thought with Alex W. Rodriguez

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Alex W. Rodriguez “Jazz Listening and Global Scale”   Thursday, April 27, 2017 153 Haines Hall – Black Forum NOON – 1 PM To download the flyer, click here.  

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts Presents Shena Sanchez TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 NOON-1PM @ Black Forum – 153 Haines Hall Shena Sanchez is a 3rd year PhD student in the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies. She will discuss “Urban Girls of Color on the Beaten Track.” Shena received her master’s degree in international education policy from the Peabody […]

With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

Read the Deseret News interview with Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at UCLA. As a teenager, Darnell Hunt enjoyed making films and dedicated much of his time to this hobby. When he applied to college, he considered the option of majoring in film and turning his hobby into a career. When he got […]


History & Mission

Bunche Center Mural (1970)

History & Mission

    The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, founded in 1969 as the Center for Afro-American Studies (CAAS), was renamed after Nobel Prize winner, scholar, activist, and UCLA alumnus Ralph J. Bunche in 2003, in commemoration of the centenary of his birth.     The Bunche Center is the result of the struggle by black students at […]

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Race and Hollywood

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

Don’t miss out on the 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event on Thurs., Feb. 23., at noon in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Dr. Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and lead author of the report, will discuss the latest findings with co-authors Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Bunche Center Assistant Director, Dr. Vanessa Diaz, Visiting Scholar, and Michael Tran & Amberia Sargent, […]

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Diversity Issues

Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

June 23, 2016 -Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, upholding the University of Texas’ affirmative action program, and determining that using race as a factor in the admissions process to achieve greater diversity is constitutional. The ruling also finds that affirmative action is necessary and appropriate for creating diversity and sets reasonable standards […]

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Black Los Angeles

Black Los Angeles Project

Black Los Angeles Project

July 6, 2012 — The Los Angeles Times features a story on the major renovation of a Black Los Angeles landmark, the Dunbar Hotel.  You can access the story by clicking HERE.  A fuller discussion of Los Angeles’s historic Crenshaw Corridor is presented in Chapter 2 of the Bunche Center’s edited volume Black Los Angeles:  American Dreams and Racial Realities. ——————- […]

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Recent Posts

A Message from the Director

A Message from the Director

2016-2017 In 1968, UCLA students championed a proposal to create a Center for Afro-American History and Culture on the largely white, Westwood campus.  “From the very beginning of American history,” the proposal began, “Afro-Americans have formed an economically, socially, and culturally significant part of America.  Despite the obvious importance of Afro-Americans,” the proposal continued, “neither the public at large nor […]

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COMING TOMORROW!!! 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

COMING TOMORROW!!!  2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

The 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report will be released February 21, 2017 at 8 am.  Please visit this website to access the download link for the full report.

read more

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event

Don’t miss out on the 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report Release Event on Thurs., Feb. 23., at noon in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Dr. Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and lead author of the report, will discuss the latest findings with co-authors Dr. Ana-Christina Ramon, Bunche Center Assistant Director, Dr. Vanessa Diaz, Visiting Scholar, and Michael Tran & Amberia Sargent, […]

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Circle of Thought with Alex W. Rodriguez

Circle of Thought with Alex W. Rodriguez

Bunche Center Circle of Thought Presents Alex W. Rodriguez “Jazz Listening and Global Scale”   Thursday, April 27, 2017 153 Haines Hall – Black Forum NOON – 1 PM To download the flyer, click here.  

read more

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts

Bunche Center Circle of Thoughts Presents Shena Sanchez TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 NOON-1PM @ Black Forum – 153 Haines Hall Shena Sanchez is a 3rd year PhD student in the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies. She will discuss “Urban Girls of Color on the Beaten Track.” Shena received her master’s degree in international education policy from the Peabody […]

read more

With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

With success of ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences,’ here’s a look at African-American representation in film

Read the Deseret News interview with Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director and Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at UCLA. As a teenager, Darnell Hunt enjoyed making films and dedicated much of his time to this hobby. When he applied to college, he considered the option of majoring in film and turning his hobby into a career. When he got […]

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February 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter

February 2017 Bunche Center Newsletter

The February 2017 Bunche Center online newsletter is now available for viewing! Catch up on our latest news and announcements. DOWNLOAD: February 2017 Bunche Center Online Newsletter  

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“From South Africa To Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” Lecture featuring Xolela Mangcu

“From South Africa To Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” Lecture featuring Xolela Mangcu

Don’t miss out on this special lecture – “From South Africa to Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” – by Xolela Mangcu, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town, on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6275 Bunche Hall @ 2 PM. Speaker bio: Mangcu was the 2014 Oppenheimer Fellow at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. […]

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Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness Film Screening

Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness Film Screening

Watch the documentary, Nana Dijo, for free on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 1 PM @ the History Conference Room – 6275 Bunche Hall. The screening will be followed by a discussion panel with the director, Bocafloja, and scholars of black consciousness in the Americas.  Click Here for more information. To Download the flyer, Click Here.

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Bunche Center Celebrates Black History Month

Bunche Center Celebrates Black History Month

Bunche Center Presents a Celebration of Black History Month Thurs, Feb. 2, 3 PM – 5 PM, Haines Hall 153 // Jack Willis Film Screening & Discussion  Thurs, Feb. 9, 6:30 PM – 8 PM, Haines Hall 153 // The Revival: Women and the Word Film Screening Thurs, Feb. 16, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Haines Hall 153 // Blaxploitalian 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema Film Screening […]

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Images in Blackness Series Present Filmmaker, Fred Kuwornu

Images in Blackness Series Present Filmmaker, Fred Kuwornu

Images in Blackness Series Present BLAXPLOITALIAN: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema A Film by Fred Kuwornu www.blaxploitalian.com The event is on Thursday, February 16, 2017, from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM at the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). The event is free. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking are available; visit the Parking and Information kiosk on Hilgard and Westholme for more information. […]

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