The Tulane Hullabaloo

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns against fascism

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Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

February 21, 2019

In an interview moderated by Tulane University’s acclaimed professor of history Walter Isaacson, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared her thoughts on fascism, nationalism and populism in today’s global politics. The talk, as a part of the Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker S...

Tulane Law School hosts Black Alumni Weekend

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Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 14, 2019

Last weekend, Tulane Law School hosted Black Alumni Weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first Black graduate, Michael Starks, who marked the desegregation of the school in 1968. “This year we wanted to reconnect and reflect on how far we’ve come and also acknowledge where we need...

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber calls for change, empowers community audience

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Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

“Martin Luther King, Coretta Scott — they are dead, and they are not coming back.” Rev. Dr. William J. Barber said. “But it’s our time now. We are their children, and it’s time for us to march and to vote." As though a true child of MLK, Barber’s voice made the room shake. His words o...

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Rediscovering the untold history of Colored Conventions and 19th century black activism

Zharia Jeffries and Kila Moore

March 1, 2018

"America never was America to me / And yet I swear this oath — / America will be!" -Langston Hughes Throughout the course of American history, the vitality of black activism has often hidden under the veil of larger entities that eventually became vibrant symbols of social justice reform. But befo...

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Daria Hofmann, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2017

"Speak English, you're in America!" … Unless you're rich and white. In a political climate that is decidedly anti-Latinx, native Spanish speakers are publicly berated for speaking their language and are constantly pressured to assimilate. Given this reality, it is ironic if not downright frustrating...