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Kenney, Nenshi hold their ground on niqab issue

The war of words between Mayor Naheed Nenshi and a federal minister over the niqab continues, and neither side shows signs of backing away from what has quickly become one of the most talked-about issues in the upcoming election. 525 more words

Local News

What 'Black Lives Matter' Actually Means

I’m going to go down a road I typically don’t go down. I’m going to talk about something that has divided our society today. It something that is not exactly understood, but it is something that most have strong opinions about. 2,705 more words

The day the black woman came to church

Two weeks ago a small, seemingly elderly black woman entered our church. Immediately, I could feel the amount of tension amidst my fellow parishioners. You see, we’re all white. 932 more words

Life And Happiness

What It’s Like Not Being White

I received the above opening line on Tinder last week. I quickly posted it to Facebook with the comment “Just so we are all clear, “you don’t strike me as English” is not an acceptable chat-up line”. 23 more words

#BlackLivesMatter 101

#BlackLivesMatter has been popping up a lot on Twitter and other social media recently, but a lot of people don’t know the meaning behind the words. 301 more words

Racial Issues

CINEMA REMEMBERED: Fruitvale Station and the PITBULL Moment

THIS WEEK: Fruitvale Station (2013) – The true story of a young black man, Oscar Grant, shot by police on a subway platform on New Year’s Eve. 934 more words


15 powerful quotes from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of 'Americanah,' Mount Holyoke's 2015 Common Read

Students and the Mount Holyoke community will soon be gathering on campus for discussions on this year’s Common ReadAmericanah, by prize-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 36 more words

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