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Inez Beverly Prosser superimposed over a classroom
Inez Beverly Prosser is known as the first Black woman psychologist in the United States.
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U.S. Supreme Court building
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iStock/Bill Chizek
The Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.
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A person holds a phone displaying an image of a diverse group of people.
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Nathana Rebouças, Unsplash
The ability to efficiently measure diversity in social media opens new possibilities for researchers, companies and consumers.
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Archeological remains from El Gigante
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Thomas Harper
Botanical remains from El Gigante.
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Juneteenth mural
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Juneteenth Legacy Project
"Absolute Equality" mural in Galveston, Texas, commemorating Juneteenth
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Ted Egan, Christopher Waller, and Peter Rupert
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David Bazemore
2023 South Coast Economic Summit guests (from left) Ted Egan, Christopher Waller and Peter Rupert
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An envelope addressed to UCSB's Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, from Corcoran State Prison
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Courtesy photo
With a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Grant, Foundations in the Humanities is funded to run at Corcoran for three years.
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Anthropology associate professor David Lawson
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Jeff Liang
Associate Professor David W. Lawson, May 2023