Racism

Racism is still prevalent at many American college campuses, especially in Greek life, author Lawrence Ross said at a Feb. 28 event sponsored by the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL). Speaking to about 75 students in White Hall, ...

Growing up, I rarely saw representations of queer black men onscreen. Further, I seldom, if ever, saw eager audiences waiting to listen to or watch stories about these men’s experiences.  Thus, amid the necessary conversations about increased, humanizing media representation ...

It’s difficult to hide from history, as Virginia’s top politicians have recently learned. In light of this controversy, University President Claire E. Sterk recently addressed remnants of Emory’s racist past. This troubling history includes yearbook photos from throughout the 20th ...

Colin Kaepernick may have settled his collusion suit against the NFL, but he already exposed the organization as a beneficiary of white supremacy. Kaepernick filed his suit after the ex-NFL quarterback felt he was blackballed by league executives for kneeling ...

As a political entity, the U.S. is often motivated by anger and rage: look no further than the readiness to judge and condemn Covington Catholic High School students in what initially appeared to be a hateful and discriminatory behavior toward ...

On Sunday night, Atlanta welcomed the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots at the recently opened Mercedes-Benz Stadium. However, the Super Bowl festivities were underlined by controversy over issues much larger than unfair referees or deflated footballs. Since then-San ...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s association with a racist yearbook image and his dismal response to its discovery demonstrate that he is unfit to be governor. Northam, a Democrat, refused to resign after a photo from his 1984 medical school yearbook ...

On May 28, 1963, a group of black college students staged a sit-in at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson, Miss., during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The students sat in silence until noon, when Central High School ...

When Emory Professor of Law Paul J. Zwier II said the N-word while discussing the 1967 case of Fisher v. Carrousel Motor Hotel, Inc., he crossed a line. Zwier did not just say “the N-word,” instead, he used the derogatory ...