Shivani Kumar

Shivani Kumar (23C) is from Tallahassee, Florida, and she majors in business and political science. In addition to writing for the Emory Wheel, Shivani presides over 4 Justice, Emory’s justice reform organization, serves as an executive board member for Donate Life at Emory, is a second-degree black belt in taekwondo and conducts research for publication in political science. In her free time, she enjoys painting, learning new languages, spending time with her wonderful friends and family and attempting to rap like Eminem. Feel free to contact Shivani at [email protected]

The Capitol Siege Reveals Two Justice Systems

On Jan. 6, the U.S. saw thousands of pro-Trump supporters violently breaking and entering into the U.S. Capitol as members of the House and Senate prepared to certify Electoral College votes and determine the next president and vice president. This insurrectionist violence displays the peak of the heated political divide in our country. Our country [...]

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Incarcerated Americans Don’t Have a Voice. Let’s Change That.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the world, issues deep within the U.S. criminal legal system have come to the fore and stayed there. The senseless murders of Black people, including Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, have elucidated the heartbreaking levels of racial oppression and violence in the United States. Today’s [...]

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