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A Presentation and Exchange on the New Communism Developed by Bob Avakian

A Presentation and Exchange on the New Communism Developed by Bob Avakian

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Latest “Fast and Furious” Release Proves Again Diversity Sells

Latest “Fast and Furious” Release Proves Again Diversity Sells

April 17, 2017 — The latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, which features a diverse set of leads and black director F. Gary Gray at the helm, is on pace to become the biggest global opening film of all time.  Fate of the Furious opened number one at the domestic box office last weekend, with an estimated $100.2 million, […]

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Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen

Bunche Center Authors’ Series Presents Nancy Yuen Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Biola University Thursday, May 11, 2017 NOON – 1:30PM @ 153 Haines Hall “In this workshop, I share the journey of how I turned my dissertation into a general audience book. In breaking down the writing and publication process, I go over parts of […]

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Crenshaw Moderates Panel on Black Women in Hollywood

Crenshaw Moderates Panel on Black Women in Hollywood

April 3, 2017 — Bunche affiliated faculty member Kimberlé Crenshaw moderated a panel at the UCLA Hammer Museum last Thursday evening on the challenges black women face in Hollywood.  Panelists included actresses Diahann Carroll, Tonya Pinkins, LisaGay Hamilton, casting director Twinkie Byrd, and culture critic April Reign.  To read the Los Angeles Times story, please click HERE.

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Hollywood Diversity: 2017 Oscars Aftermath

Hollywood Diversity:  2017 Oscars Aftermath

Following the 2017 Oscars telecast, a series of articles corroborating findings from the Bunche Center’s 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report point to the increasing prominence of diversity concerns in the industry: Diverse Oscar nominations lead to increase in diverse viewers. Smaller Hollywood films see big returns. Up-and-coming filmmakers weigh in on Hollywood’s future.  

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NEW: 2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

NEW:  2017 Hollywood Diversity Report

NOW AVAILABLE! 2017 HOLLYWOOD DIVERSITY REPORT: SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT To download the full report, please CLICK HERE. The Bunche Center released its fourth annual Hollywood Diversity Report examining diversity and the bottom line in the entertainment industry. To read the UCLA Newsroom story, Click Here. To view a UCLA Optimists discussion with the authors, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche […]

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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.

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Son of Bunche Center’s Namesake Passes

Son of Bunche Center’s Namesake Passes

Ralph Johnson Bunche, Jr . — son of Nobel Prize winner, race scholar, activist, and UCLA alumnus Dr. Ralph J. Bunche — passed away on October 5, 2016.  In 2003, Bunche gave his blessing to name what was then known simply as the Center for African American Studies after his famous father.  Bunche (in the center of the image, under a LeRoy […]

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Bunche Center Post Doc Op-Ed: Media Soft on Trump

the Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel's 16th annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards at The Venetian Las Vegas during the 2016 National Shooting Sports Foundation's Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show on January 21, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SHOT Show, the world's largest annual trade show for shooting, hunting and law enforcement professionals, runs through January 23 and features 1,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 62,000 attendees.

November 29, 2016 — Vanessa Diaz, a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bunche Center, published an op-ed piece in the International Business Times yesterday documenting some of the ways in which People has given Trump a pass on sexual assault allegations since the election.  You can read the piece HERE.

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UCLA Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum and Reception – Thursday, December 1

UCLA Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum and Reception – Thursday, December 1

Institute of American Cultures Fall Forum and Reception In honor of the 2016-2017 IAC Visiting Scholars, Graduate & Predoctoral Fellows, and Research Grant Awardees December 1, 2016 UCLA Faculty Center, California Room Reception — 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Program — 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm CONVERSATIONS WITH THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES VISITING SCHOLARS Reception Featuring the UCLA Fabulous […]

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