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Posted by Rachel Bezek

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Context not Content: Today’s Political Climate

March 22, 2017

One of my most interesting classes this semester just so happens to be named Social Problems, a 300 level sociology course that I… Read more »

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Posted by Aleo Pugh

“Stranger Fruit” and the Quest to Prove Black Innocence

March 21, 2017

Two and a half years following the murder of unarmed eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, “new” case details hav… Read more »

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Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

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Stuck: Black Women And The Country That Hates Them

March 17, 2017

In December, I wrote a 12-page paper for a feminist theory class that analyzed the historically violent and parasitic relationship… Read more »

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Posted by Taylor Crumpton

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Where Do We Go

March 16, 2017

Since my acceptance into graduate schools, I’ve been vocalizing my excitement about moving out of the South and into a liberal met… Read more »

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Posted by Kristina Agbebiyi

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Chimamanda and the Art of Not Knowing

March 15, 2017

If you’re even remotely close to a queer person of color, you’ve probably heard all of the lively debate and discussion over Chima… Read more »

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Posted by Jessica Morgan

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When the Hashtag becomes the Mic

March 14, 2017

Social media has been used in a variety of ways to connect a vast amount of people to the current news, whether it be accurate, sa… Read more »

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Posted by Micaela Elizabeth Canales

Ginger Snaps, Get Out, and my search for feminist horror films

March 13, 2017

In October, inspired by the Canadian horror film “Ginger Snaps,” I tried to write a piece about feminist horror films. This brief… Read more »

Posted by Clarke Williams

#Resist: Join Our 2017-18 Journalism Team

March 10, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! We’re looking for a new class of Student Journalists to write for the ChoiceWords blog for the 2… Read more »

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