Tag Archive: race

American Son: A Story of Love, Identity, and Loss

By Irene Cucuta It’s 4AM and Kendra Ellis-Connor is sitting in a police station, she keeps looking at her phone like she’s waiting for an important phone call or text. The look on… Continue reading

Letter from Birmingham Jail: an Evaluation

By Sarah Williams Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested and sent to jail because he and others were protesting the unjust treatment of blacks in Birmingham, Alabama. On April 16, 1963, King wrote… Continue reading

Racist Symbols Should Not Celebrate Heritage

By Julio Acosta Silverio “Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments” was a story written by a teacher named Kevin M. Levin who changed his perspective on the Confederate monuments. He changed… Continue reading

The Lone Ranger and #BlackLivesMatter Fistfight in Seattle

By Xiomara Colon Arguably, the most important movement currently is #BlackLivesMatter. The main idea being that the black-skinned individuals in this country are as valuable as any other individual. Although the movement has… Continue reading