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All about Black History Month

All about Black History Month

Black History Month is a month-long celebration of the contributions, triumphs and determination of Black men and women. In the words of former pesident Gerald Ford, it is a time for us to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of...

Opinion: Changing who we listen to

Opinion: Changing who we listen to

“Use Your Privilege” to speak up about Black Lives Matter. “Use Your Privilege” to speak up about LGBTQ issues. “Use Your Privilege” to speak up about sexism. It seems as if everyone is getting told that they have to speak up about human rights issues, that they have...

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...