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Keep obstructing evil

STAFF, [email protected]
February 7, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

President Donald Trump’s aversion to people darker than white has been both heavily chronicled and criticized for the 18 months prior to his entering the Oval Office as the most powerful person in the world. However, in just his first twelve days of becoming president, he’s signed a number of executive...

Dissonance for president

Aline Bales, Guest Column
November 2, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Cognitive dissonance is the state of having inconsistent thoughts or beliefs relating to behavioral decisions and attitude changes — it’s challenging long-held learned beliefs and structures ingrained in oneself. Have you ever wondered how many times a person changes their mind in a day? Does...

Solidarity is key for real freedom

Kimberly Stelly, [email protected]
October 28, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

It’s time for us to stand together against a still oppressive America. Not as individual groups, advocating for equity and equality for specific racial groups, but as a whole coalition. The only way we’re going to beat this tidal wave of systematic oppression, is by becoming allies of one another’s...

Black women are not their tropes

Black women are not their tropes

Adria Watson, [email protected]
September 29, 2016
Filed under Perspectives, Top Stories

I don’t see much positive representation of black women on TV. But the moment I saw Van — my underappreciated hero in Donald Glover’s new show “Atlanta” — take her twist-out down early in the pilot episode, I felt like I was on top of the world. “Atlanta” instantly became my new favorite...

‘RACE’ empowers students

‘RACE’ empowers students

Jazmine Gordon, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Celebrating the end of Black History Month, Los Medanos College’s Student Life sponsored a screening of the movie “Race.” A group of about thirty students entered the lobby of Pittsburg’s Maya Cinema to see the true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens Feb. 26. Interim-Student Life Coordinator...

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