Category: National News

National News

#StopDonald2K15 [Video blog]

So, as we all know, unfortunately Donald Trump is running for president. However, numerous times he has made discouraging statements about people of color. Most recently, he wanted to ban all Muslims from entering/leaving the United States. His hate speech, outdated thought, and discrimination no longer have any place in the presidential election. 

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Jewell Jones: The Youngest Elected City Councilman of Inkster, Michigan

Jewell Jones is a 20 year-old  college student and native of Inkster, Michigan. He just also happens to be the latest elected city councilman. He made history by becoming the youngest person ever to to city on the city council of Inkster, Michigan, not far away from Detroit. He currently represents the 4th district. In …

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Aftermath of Mizzou Strike: Terrorism on Campus

The actions of the students of the University of Missouri show what can happen when people of color and allies unite against systemic discrimination and injustice. On November 9th. following the story posted about the football team strike, the university system president, Tim Wolfe, formally resigned. He was followed shortly after by Chancellor R. Bowin …

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Malia Obama, Amandla Stenberg, and Zendaya Included in Time Magazine’s Most Influential Teens

Black girls truly are magic! Amandla Stenberg, Zendaya and Malia Obama were all named in Time Magazine’s 30 Most Influential Teens List. This list also included the likes of Jaden Smith and “Watch Me(Whip/Nae Nae)” creator Silento, Ahmed Mohamed, and 13 year-old entrepreneur Moziah Bridges. Zendaya seems to be having a great year. She has …

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Athletes Strike at University of Missouri

Students at the University of Missouri are taking a stance against administration. They feel their current president, Tim Wolfe, has done little to nothing in terms of handling cases of racism on campus. ESPN is reporting that as of this past Saturday night, many of the black students on the football team vowed that they …

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I Stand with Ahmed

      (USA Today) Unless you have been living under a rock, then you have heard the news story surrounding 9th-grader Ahmed Mohamed. If not, let me catch you up. Here’s a list a facts: On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Ahmed Mohamed, a student at Irving MacArthur High School, decided to bring to school …