race

Aisha White in a black top with books behind her
As Black Lives Matter protests continue around the country and Americans celebrate Juneteenth today, Pittwire spoke with Aisha White from the Office of Child Development on broaching these subjects with kids.
Yearwood in a blue jacket, shirt and bow tie
Gabby Yearwood, lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in anthropology, shares his personal story as a father, son and Black man in America.
Cathedral on a blue sky day
Leaders from around the University released statements about the death of George Floyd and in support of Pitt’s commitment to racial justice.
A Zoom meeting with seven participants
A wide-ranging conversation about racism, policing and fear drew more than 1,600 viewers to the latest installment of Pitt’s “This is Not Normal” town hall series, sponsored by the offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Health Sciences Diversity. Watch a recording of the discussion and read the highlights.
Blain smiling
Howell in a red scarf
In her most recent paper, Pitt sociologist Junia Howell explores an understudied driver of inequity: the hoarding of educational resources and opportunity in middle- and upper-middle class neighborhoods.