Social Justice

This page features news and research related to social justice topics at Columbia University.

For the second year in a row, Columbia is marking Juneteenth for our community. But how to observe the day? Columbians lend us their insight.

Let us all reflect upon, honor, and celebrate the events, people, and values enshrined in this important day in our nation’s history.

In a recent online GSAPP event, MIT Professor Ekene Ijeoma discusses how and why he shifted his work to incorporate data.

"Justice has been met in this case, but it cannot erase the decades and centuries of injustices to Black people," said President Lee C. Bollinger.

The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial issued a guilty verdict on all three counts.

Here’s what the NCAA could do to level the athletic playing field for women and girls.

The LGBTQ community has seen immense gains in political power, but trans women of color still face daily discrimination and violence.

March 31 marks Trans Day of Visibility, and Columbia News has gathered resources, events, and readings on Columbia’s trans changemakers an

As the energy sector faces pressure to address social concerns, Columbia's Women in Energy program leaders share their recipe for more equity. 

In the wake of rising anti-Asian racism and the recent spate of hate incidents reported across the country, the Columbia community has gathered to

As Intersectionality Matters! enters its third season, Columbia News checks in with Kimberlé Crenshaw on why it is more important

Our country is in the midst of a reckoning with race.