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OPINION | Capitol insurrection exposes long-denied realities of Deep South

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2 days ago

In the wake of the recent United States Capitol insurrection, Tulane University students must re-examine the immense political divide in U.S. politics relative to the Deep South. As temporary residents...

OPINION | White people have no need for race-based affinity groups

White students still have much to learn to be good allies to their BIPOC peers.
September 16, 2020

It is no secret that Tulane University has experienced controversies surrounding racial diversity, some of which were related to whiteness.  In November of 2017, signs that read, “It’s okay to be...

Tulane professors participate in Scholar Strike

Tulane professors participate in Scholar Strike
September 13, 2020

Various Tulane professors, including Matt Sakakeeny and Mohan Ambikaipaker, participated in the nationwide Scholar Strike on Tuesday.  The strike was organized over social media, via posts by Anthea...

Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

Dorothy Mae Taylor
February 19, 2020

Ever since the Mistick Krewe of Comus held the first organized parade in February of 1857, the celebration of Mardi Gras has been tinged with racist and classist overtones. Though a handful of new...

‘I’m from the South’ isn’t an excuse to be racist

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November 13, 2019

The crisp crackle of fried pickles in my mouth, the loud cool Georgia winds singing me to sleep, and the kind warm smiles of strangers ready to turn family. These are the symbols of my Southern heritage,...

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