Haas Institute Blog

Either we fight for our lives, Ferguson, and the future of the United States ... or we all die

Stephanie Llanes and Jamal Ubuntu argue there are three fights we must win in Ferguson and the United States: taking money out of politics; ending racial and economic segregation; and ending violence against all people, especially the oppressed. Otherwise, we will all die.

Riveting History at Rosie the Riveter Museum in Richmond, Calif.

The 2014 Haas Institute fellows recently organized a field trip to Richmond, California to deepen our understanding of local history, and racial and social justice in the Bay Area.

Creating Anchors: Ensuring Community Stability Through UC Berkeley as an Institution

Haas Institute Summer Fellow Sharanya Sriram discusses the importance of anchor institutions helping communities and how UC Berkeley, as an anchor, can help shift housing policies around Berkeley and in Richmond, Calif., near the proposed Richmond Bay Campus.

How Many Black Boys Have to Die?

Haas Institute Assistant Director Stephen Menendian discusses the issue with institutionalized and long-lasting racism in America, and how it relates to the recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.