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Bullwhip Politics: Lewis Says "Get Your Butt Up"

The Daily Caller reports that Representative John Lewis (D-GA) feels like “taking a bullwhip” to people in order to make them care about civil rights. Speaking before the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Town Hall on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C., Representative Lewis said, “It doesn’t matter whether they’re black, or white, Latino, Asian-American or Native American. 153 more words

News And Politics

"Interchangeable" Identities

The summer before move-in day consisted of long nights out with friends, dorm shopping, and binge-watching. I, like many others, binge-watched the new season of Orange is the New Black that was released in June. 476 more words

Americans think racial discrimination is fading, but following the money shows how wrong they are

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

Most Americans believe active discrimination is a declining concern.

They believe that despite the challenges our society currently faces, we are at least past the era of outright and explicit exclusion. 863 more words

Money Matters

Latino or Latinx: identity terms spark conversation about inclusivity

Perla Salazar-Rangel

Sept. 18, 2017

Throughout the years, people from Spanish speaking countries have been able to identify as being Hispanic, Latino/Latina, Latin@, and most recently Latinx. 651 more words

In the past, my writing showed how much I knew. These days, my goal is to show how much readers know.

–Luis S. González-Acevedo

Luis S. Gonzalez-Acevedo

The unliberated Christmas tree

I attended Brandeis University in the early 70s. For my freshman year, there was some controversy about the mass acceptance of “townies” – those from the same town of Waltham, MA – into the school. 1,050 more words

Oppression