This political cartoon caught my eye while perusing the Bloom Collection of the Black Panther newspaper. I was probably really hungry at that exact instance – Val dining never cuts it for me (I think I am allowed to complain about the nourishment my mom pays her hard-earned coin on that should sustain me enough to produce quality work and perform to my best both inside and outside of the classroom). 291 more words
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I know where I stand on equal protection under the laws….
The language is straight forward and unambiguous.
And I know I’ve been boo’d for suggesting that the history of gun control laws in the US is rooted in rascism. 447 more words
The title of this post is a quote from an Amherst College professor to a first-year student this semester. The context to which this statement is attached grounds itself in the professor’s inability to distinguish two female students of color from one another, therefore urging one to “manipulate” her hair by means of a comb, for his sole benefit. 382 more words