Articles by: Donessa Colley '18

The New Face of Racial Violence: Police Brutality

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The murder of Emmett Till is a tragedy synonymous with racism, injustice, and white privilege. His death rocked America in the 1950’s and led to a contentious debate over the evils of lynching. The incident began when 14-year-old Till entered a corner store in Money, Mississippi on August 24, 1955.Read More

Putting the Bully in the Bully Pulpit

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From insulting the family of a gold-star soldier to mocking a disabled New York Times reporter, Donald Trump P’00 has proven himself willing to tear down anyone who disagrees with him. He is notorious for taking to social media to respond to any naysayers, most recently starting a scandal afterRead More

Kneeling Down to Take a Stand

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From as early as elementary school, American children are taught to stand for the national anthem. Placing a hand over one’s heart and bowing one’s head have long been synonymous with showing respect for the American flag and demonstrating that one agrees with what it and the United States standRead More