Does UNR protect racists? That’s the question gripping University of Nevada, Reno’s campus dialogue since a brave community member chose to speak out by hanging a banner this past week off of a building in the heart of campus. What may seem like an incendiary claim, is more compelling following a semester racked with racially … Continue reading Does UNR protect racists? Or maybe, when does complacent become complicit?
By: Jack Behrend Kevin McReynolds and community partners are proud to announce the launch of The McReynolds Project, a charity aimed at improving diversity in local police forces. Working toward positive change in police-community relations, The McReynolds Project seeks to invigorate local police departments with diverse individuals and ideas by creating scholarships, hosting community engagement … Continue reading Press Release: McReynolds Announces Nonprofit To Promote Diversity Within Local Police Forces
I would like to thank the University of Nevada Family Medicine Department for inviting me to have a conversation about diversity and inclusion this week. Being able to speak to such an influential group of individuals on a topic both important to myself and the state of our University was a welcomed experience. More so, … Continue reading One Step At A Time
My name is Kevin McReynolds and I am an MBA student at the University of Nevada Reno. I am a small business owner. I am a student-athlete, a son, an avid weight lifter, and a mentor. I am also a 6’4”, 330 pound black man. At 1 a.m. on Sunday, September 24, I was reminded … Continue reading Public Statement In Regards To UNR Police Stop
I went to one of the best high schools money could buy in Washington DC. However, my high school experience was far different than most. While I was often times extremely cocky, I was no different than your average high school football player who was destined to play for a D-1 University. My story is … Continue reading Down But Not Out
I walk this earth as a 6’3 300 pound African-American man from Silver Spring Maryland. I grew up in an area where you can look out the window and see people that represent all ends of this earth. However, throughout my entire life the one statement I have heard the most is “You’re not like … Continue reading Does race really matter?