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How do you celebrate Black History Month at a university with so few Black people?

Kennon Stewart, Contributing Writer February 5, 2020

I grew up celebrating Black History in my great-grandfather’s church in Detroit. For 18 years, three generations of my family spent every February in a gospel-induced fervor, belting and dancing to my...

The death of the Black male

The death of the Black male

Eric Charles, Staff Writer April 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres is an assistant professor jointly appointed in the Department of Anthropology and Program in Africana Studies.   Dear Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres, The...

Hollywood or Hollygrove? Bounce music, Drake, and culture-vulturing collide and create discussions

Hollywood or Hollygrove? Bounce music, Drake, and culture-vulturing collide and create discussions

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor September 13, 2018

“Bounce music is New Orleans, New Orleans is bounce music,” junior Satchel Joseph said. “I think it’s difficult for others to understand, but it holds a significant place in the development...

A superhero of our own: What

A superhero of our own: What “Black Panther” means to us

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor February 21, 2018

Last Friday, Marvel Studios released "Black Panther," the 18th film in the expanding Marvel cinematic universe. Marvel's newest hero is a regal monarch protecting a prosperous nation. Possessing a...

Can black women fit into the body positivity movement?

Can black women fit into the body positivity movement?

Nile Pierre, Associate Intersections Editor March 22, 2017

As we begin to navigate the new era of intersectional feminism, an important question buried under decades of history finally reaches the surface: Is there room for black women in the "body posi" movement?...

Beyoncé was robbed: Grammys perpetuate anti-blackness

Beyoncé was robbed: Grammys perpetuate anti-blackness

Nile Pierre, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

Beyoncé didn't win Album of the Year, and I was heartbroken. Women of color everywhere experienced her loss as the Recording Academy's voting committee attempted to silence our voice in the industry,...

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