Images in Blackness Hosts PAFF Filmmakers 2/5/15

Images in Blackness Hosts PAFF Filmmakers 2/5/15

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Marcus Hunter Talks Book, Black Citymakers 2/12/15

Marcus Hunter Talks Book, Black Citymakers 2/12/15

Bunche Center book talk looks at Black Citymakers:  How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America. To download flyer, Click Here.

Winter Faculty Talk Series features Professor Darnell Hunt 1/28/15

Winter Faculty Talk Series features Professor Darnell Hunt 1/28/15

UCLA’s Academic Advancement Program (AAP) is proud to present the Winter Faculty Talk Series featuring Professor Darnell Hunt AAP invites students to come and learn more about Dr. Hunt’s critical research on race and diversity in media Dr. Hunt is a Professor for the UCLA Sociology Department and the Director of the UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American […]

Hunt on Minority Snub at 2015 Oscars

Hunt on Minority Snub at 2015 Oscars

January 16, 2015 — Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt was featured in a number of stories about the exclusion of minorities from major category nominations for the 2015 Academy Awards.  Indeed, there were no minority actors nominated for the 20 acting award slots, only the second time this has happened since 1998.  And despite being released to critical acclaim, Director Ava […]

Huggins & Carter Commemoration at Campbell Hall – 1/23/15

Huggins & Carter Commemoration at Campbell Hall – 1/23/15

On Jan. 17 1969, Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter and John Huggins were fatally shot inside UCLA’s Campbell Hall.  The shooting occured during a meeting convened by the Black Student Union, after an argument erupted between activist groups on campus. On January 23rd, 2015, the Afrikan Student Union and the Academic Advancement Program will hold a ceremony at Campbell Hall commemorating the 46th anniversary of the shootings.  […]


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

Hunt on Minority Snub at 2015 Oscars

Hunt on Minority Snub at 2015 Oscars

January 16, 2015 — Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt was featured in a number of stories about the exclusion of minorities from major category nominations for the 2015 Academy Awards.  Indeed, there were no minority actors nominated for the 20 acting award slots, only the second time this has happened since 1998.  And despite being released to critical acclaim, Director Ava […]

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Diversity Issues

Diversity Issues:  The Ivy League and the 1%

Diversity Issues: The Ivy League and the 1%

January 15, 2015 – Former Thurgood Marshall lecturer Lani Guinier writes in Salon.Com about Ivy Leagues and the 1%.  To read the full article, Click Here. For more information on the Bunche Center’s past research on diversity issues, Click Here.  

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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

2014-2015 The academic year 2014-15 is significant for a number of reasons. Not only does it mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 45th anniversary of the Bunche Center’s founding, but it also features key anniversaries for some important entertainment milestones associated with the Center’s most recent research initiative, the Race and Hollywood Project. One […]

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Current Newsletter

Current Newsletter

Check out the current issue of the Bunche Center News! DOWNLOAD Bunche Center Newsletter-December 2014-January 2015

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The Sense and Sensibility of Equality – 1/29/15

The Sense and Sensibility of Equality – 1/29/15

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Images in Blackness Hosts PAFF Filmmakers 2/5/15

Images in Blackness Hosts PAFF Filmmakers 2/5/15

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Scot Brown Book Talk, James Turner & Paradigms of Knowledge – 2/18/15

Scot Brown Book Talk,  James Turner & Paradigms of Knowledge – 2/18/15

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New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Presents Tiffany Willoughby-Herard 2/26/15

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Presents Tiffany Willoughby-Herard  2/26/15

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Marcus Hunter Talks Book, Black Citymakers 2/12/15

Marcus Hunter Talks Book, Black Citymakers 2/12/15

Bunche Center book talk looks at Black Citymakers:  How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America. To download flyer, Click Here.

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IAC Fellowship Workshop 1/27/15

IAC Fellowship Workshop 1/27/15

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn more about the fellowship and application process! To download the flyer, Click Here

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