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George Floyd: Our reminder of work to be done

George Floyd: Our reminder of work to be done

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 9, 2022

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to murder and violence.  We are approaching two years since Minnesota police officers murdered George Floyd. When the video...

Black Louisianans make up a disproportionately high amount of COVID-19 fatalities.

OPINION | Black New Orleanians are disproportionately affected by omicron

Carlin Stewart, Contributing Columnist February 22, 2022

On Sunday, Dec. 5, the Louisiana Department of Health confirmed the first official case of the omicron COVID-19 variant in Louisiana. By early January of 2022, Louisiana had surpassed the previous...

Who are the Black fraternities and sororities on Tulane, and what do these organizations foster?

Divine Nine: Honoring Black sororities, fraternities

Paige Magee, Contributing Columnist February 17, 2022

The National Pan-Hellenic Council was founded on May 10, 1930 at Howard University. This council was created to foster a cooperative place that allowed Black sororities to deal with matters of mutual...

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Maiya Tate February 17, 2022

Figuring out how to write an article for Black History Month can be difficult. Every Black, queer student at this university has a different experience, and lumping them together can appear disingenuous.  Given...

Black History education has been severely lacking and it is about time that its importance is realized.

OPINION | Why we all need to learn about Black history

Kirubele Adbebe, Contributing Columnist February 16, 2022

The education on Black History Month in this country is, to say it frankly, lacking. Teaching students about what Black History Month is and why we celebrate it is incredibly important. We must consider...

My great-grandma knows how to make nearly any pie imaginable — thats that Southern-woman magic.

My great-grandmother’s notion of cooking: Love, care, life

Jalon Young, Contributing Columnist December 15, 2021

  My great-grandmother has come to the point where she must meditate on death. For 82 years, she has lived out her life story, seen a multitude of births and deaths, triumphs and trials, smiles...

Critical Race Theory is an increasingly hot topic; does it belong in our education system?

OPINION | Conservative groups, politicians threaten critical race education

Kaitlin Lowe, Contributing Columnist December 9, 2021

Segregation. Criminal Justice Policy. The legacies of enslavements on Black Americans. Prejudice in the U.S. The living racism in our U.S policies — when will it stop and when will it be heard? After...

the help white savior

OPINION | Positive stereotypes are as toxic as negative ones

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 9, 2021

Good intentions do not always yield good results. Sometimes, a well-meaning statement is more of a backhanded compliment. An implication that someone is pretty despite their Blackness, or smart because...

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving’s origin story claims that the pilgrims, newly arrived to America, shared a peaceful dinner with friendly Native people, who teach the pilgrims how to survive in the “New World”...

Fear of walking alone at night is logical. Criminal activity such as murder, sexual assault and robbery increases in frequency at night.

In my skin, I am afraid walking alone at night

Ifeoma Osakwe, Contributing Columnist November 10, 2021

A few days ago, when I got to my dorm room after my routine evening walk from the Commons, I received an unfamiliar iPhone notification. It alerted me that I had an unknown “accessory” near me...

Most of our medical knowledge has come from experiments carried on African American individuals, so why do these individuals receive the worst medical care in America today?

OPINION | Medical community has exploited Black people for too long

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor November 3, 2021

Most of our medical knowledge today comes from experimentation on Black individuals, and yet they continue to be the demographic receiving the worst medical care in America? Blatant medical violence...

Lizzo

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor January 16, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too...

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