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‘Words matter’: Why the UC Berkeley Library is embracing another term for ‘illegal aliens’ (Berkeley News)

By Tor Haugan, November 17, 2020, Berkeley News. Editor’s note: This article contains terms that, while offensive, are included to provide historical context. Gisèle Tanasse’s class visits come with an apology. When she’s introducing students to the UC Berkeley Library, and helping them sift through its collections using the online catalog, she warns them about what they might find. “You’re going to see some things that are really othering and problematic,” says Tanasse, Berkeley’s film and...

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