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Millennial Activism -- A Look Into America's Current State

America’s scouting report of recent has been a land of hills and valleys to say the least. We’re all well aware of the domestic issues at hand because every uproar comes with a hashtag in today’s day and age. 408 more words

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100 Words- July 1, 2015- Pride Parade 3

One event during the Chicago Pride Parade that went under reported, was the die-in staged by a group attempting to draw attention to the special problems of gay people of color. 70 more words

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Racial Confusion: "Do you like being black?"

While remodeling my childhood room, I found notebook after notebook of things I had written in the past. I came across a piece titled “Racial Confusion.”It didn’t have a date on it, but I believe it was written in 2009 during the start of my freshmen year of high school. 503 more words

Policed Out of Pocket: Fresno, CA

“Most of the money in Fresno comes from Big Agriculture and the Dairy Industry… But most of these corporations, historically and still today, have been owned by White People and remained White. 2,190 more words

Black Lives

How Dylann Roof’s Plan Went Wrong...

By: Daisha Overstreet

On Wednesday June 17, 21-year-old Dylann Roof sprayed bullets during Bible Study at the Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. Killing nine members, Roof told them “You rape our women and children. 649 more words

Journalism

June 26, 2015

    

On Friday, June 26, 2015 I was a part of history. I got to partake in the funeral of the honorable Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney, one of the nine slain in the Emanuel AME Church shooting. 1,384 more words

Life

White Privilege Over Black Lives

June.  It’s the month I look forward to all year.  I celebrate my birthday in June.  There’s usually a cake, presents and 1.75 liter bottles of booze, you know the good stuff you only buy when there’s a special occasion.   324 more words