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Remembering You, Cindy Gladue

I’ve been quiet up until now.

Maybe that was the wrong choice.

I just couldn’t believe it.

Bradley Barton declared innocent.

Cindy Gladue was found dead from an 11cm stab wound… in a hotel bathtub… in a john’s hotel room. 333 more words

Current Affairs

Rage against Rhodes heritage shifts up a gear - University World News

“After a week of student protest, the University of Cape Town’s vice-chancellor has given the clearest indication yet that he believes the controversial statue of Cecil John Rhodes should be moved from its “pride of place, at the focal point of the campus”. 204 more words

Education

Is the re-segregation of America inevitable?

A group of UC-Berkeley students wants to rename a building for a woman who was one of the most prominent members of the Black Liberation Army when she was convicted for killing a New Jersey State Police officer. 832 more words

Op-ed

2015 State of Black America: Equality Index Rises Slightly, But Racial Gap Remains Wide

Each year the National Urban League releases a snapshot on the State of Black America (SOBA). The report benchmarks racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice and civic participation.  290 more words

Newsletter

Ohhhhh…Fuuuuudge…Marty & Barry

“Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.”

~Adrian Cronauer… 7 more words

Barack Obama

'Mixed Monologues' Calls for Social Justice Within College Park

Editor’s Note: A source, whose name was changed to ‘Jane Smith’ for the sake of this article, requested to have her name altered. 

The university spoken word poet and rapper, interviewed for this article, requested her name not be used. 597 more words

Activism

I'm Here To Tell You, Yes, The Color Of Your Skin Does Matter

I am Indian, but my skin color tends to confuse people. I mostly get Saudi or Arab, but occasionally people think I am half black. I live in the United States, but even people in India think I’m from the Middle East. 404 more words

Personal Story