Institute News

In Memoriam: Hardy T. Frye

ISSI mourns the loss of Hardy T. Frye, a long-time member of our community, who passed at home in Berkeley on June 16. He dedicated his life to social change in the academy and beyond. Read more about Professor Frye and see a brief video clip of him describing his time as a SNCC Field Secretary during Freedom Summer here.


Congratulations Tolani Britton

Tolani Britton, faculty affiliate of ISSI's Center for Research on Social Change, was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer postdoctoral fellowship for her project "Postsecondary Educational Trajectories of Formerly Incarcerated Persons." Her research study will provide insight into the struggle that former incarcerated persons face when pursuing post-secondary education and/or a degree.


Comic/Graphic Explainer on the Asian American Wealth Gap

Asian Americans have the largest economic disparity of any group. This piece in Vox.com by Lok Siu, faculty affiliate of ISSI's Asian American Research Center, explains how that happened as a result of the history of Asian migration.


Featured Books

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/johnson-grandmothers-on-guard

Jennifer L. Johnson (University of Texas Press, 2021)

Lawrence Rosenthal (The New Press, 2020)

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Jovan Scott Lewis (University of Minnesota Press 2020)

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