The day has passed you by without any real work getting done. But if you stay up and try to work now, how will you get work done tomorrow?
This is not an article about the racial profiling done by police, an issue far too large to properly depict in a short op-ed. It’s about the sometimes difficult-to-define but nonetheless expansive differences in the college experience for people of color.
For an institution that claims to train the future leaders of the world, educate the next generation of academics, and strive to always seek truth, accepting indisputable historical facts should not warrant celebration.
Though “Alright” may successfully unify and energize a larger movement, I wonder if removing it from the context of the album denotes shortcomings in the current movement.
The black community has every right to question how the media portrays our people, especially in the news. But Cosby’s case is in no way a media issue. It is not character assassination. We are watching the public unreasonably slowly come to terms with the dark reality of a formerly beloved public figure.
On Thursday, Kanye exhibited complete control and comfort while orchestrating an incredibly complex production. All at once, the show displayed the larger-than-life quality to Kanye and made it feel like we had the privilege of sitting in on his studio session.
The physical scars of crumbling ruins from the old city dot the rapidly industrializing seaside as a constant reminder of the pain of the past.
Many think of the N-word as the most damaging word to the black community, but I disagree. In my opinion, “Uncle Tom” represents the most destructive term within the black community.
My emotional well has run dry. The failure to indict Wilson was not met with the same anger that came after Zimmerman’s exoneration. I feel nothing.