‘I Am Not Your Negro:’ How the Words of James Baldwin Still Ring True

  |  Topic: Opinion, Politics, Race/Ethnicity
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed
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At an advance screening of “I Am Not Your Negro,” I thought deeply about the broken record of oppression that has a hold over black life in America. Racism is not over. James Baldwin knew it, modern black people know it and it is likely that those after us will know it.

What Do Teens Have to Say to this Year’s U.S. Presidential Candidates?

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Opinion, Politics, Race/Ethnicity, Videos
Written By: Mikael Trench
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I was lucky enough to create a video from an event where teens from metro Atlanta spoke their true, uncensored thoughts about this year’s presidential election and the issues they believe the candidates should tackle head on.

I Am Racist and So Are You

  |  Topic: Culture, Editor Picks, Identity, Personal, Race/Ethnicity, VOX Investigates
Written By: Sharah Hutson
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When I learned that I would be attending a college where 75.9 percent of the student body is composed of white people, I immediately found myself anxious about whether my blackness would be accepted. I shaved off my hair, telling people “I just want a new start.” But I really did it because I did not want to face the awkward looks in the dorm’s bathroom.