Politics and Government / January 17, 2022 ANALYSIS: Prisons and Prisoners, Wild Cards in the Voting Rights Struggle

Prisoner voting rights advocates joined in the 2015 commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march. (Legal Services for Prisoners with Children photo) By Nyah Marshall The third largest community of would-be voters in Granville County, N.C. is neither a city nor a town. It is four federal correctional centers and a state penitentiary...

News, Uncategorized / December 23, 2021 Blackfishing or Black Empowerment?

Black Businesses in an Era of Racial Reckoning By Chanel Cain, Corinne Dorsey, Cory Utsey, Donovan Thomas, Gregory Smith, Jr., Ryan Thomas, Brittney Dezwaan Isaac Welch, Taniyah Keve Podcast: Briana Alvarado, Braxton Babb, Karla Dozier, Robyn Evans, Hadiya Presswood, Jarius Wells, Justin Palmer Black consumers are impacting brands and corporations in unprecedented ways in 2021...

Health, Sports / December 17, 2021 ESSAY: Simone Biles Ends a Bad Year Better Off

By Aaliyah Seabrooks In the midst of her muddled path to and through the Olympic summer games in Tokyo, it would have been difficult to imagine that four months later, Simone Biles would be celebrated as Time magazine’s 2021 Athlete of the Year. Midway into the competition where she had been expected to easily win several gold...

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Between the World and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates returned to home to The Mecca, where he spent the day interacting with Howard University students — some of whom he praised for stumping him with insightful questions. The MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient participated in master classes and an evening event that filled Cramton Auditorium, where he discussed everything from history and identity to…

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