Month: April 2017

Riverside City College recognizes forgotten figures

Broadway actress Mzuri Moyo honored civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, in a one-woman performance April 21.

Hamer was a voting rights activist who served as a vice chairperson of the Mississippi Democratic Party and as a representative at the 1964 Democratic National Convention.

Riverside residents advocate for science

Hundreds of Riverside residents gathered in downtown Riverside for the March for Science on April 22, including Riverside City College students from the Student Sustainability Collective.

Editorial: Safety resources lack access

With the recent shooting at North Park Elementary School, we can’t help but wonder if we’re prepared enough for a similar event here at Riverside City College.

Although we have the Rave Guardian app available for students, only about 1,600 students have it downloaded, according to Michael Simmons the Director of Risk Management, Safety and Police.

CNN analyst advises minorities at Riverside City College

A Riverside City College Diversity Committee sponsored event brought students and parents together in the Digital Auditorium on April 20 to hear CNN in Spanish legal analyst Elena Sahagun speak.

Harvard professor comes to Riverside City College to lecture on mass incarceration in America

Geovanny Alcibia-Guzman interviews Harvard professor and historian Elizabeth Hinton regarding America’s mass incarceration epidemic. They also discuss Hinton’s new book titled “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.”