Posts tagged: Trayvon Martin - Diverse


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When You’re Not a Child: Police Violence and Child Social Justice

by Rania Kassab Sweis | February 17, 2021 On January 29th, 2021, in Rochester, New York, three adult police officers handcuffed and peppe Read more

I, Too, Experienced Police Brutality

by Daniel Blake | September 11, 2020
There is a deeper connection between me, Jacob Blake, and Daniel Prude beyond our shared names. [...] Read more

At a Loss for Words After George Floyd: Three Actions in Lieu of Statements

by Patrice Rankine | June 16, 2020
Race is foundational to our nation, its original sin. We live in a racist society, so we all do [...] Read more

George Floyd’s Death in Police Custody Sparks Outrage Among Universities, Academics

by | May 28, 2020
Two days after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, in police custody on Monday, [...] Read more

Emory History Professor’s New Book Probes Black Youth, Criminal Justice

| August 23, 2019
Emory University assistant professor of history Dr. Carl Suddler puts the intersection of race, [...] Read more

She’s Not Just Digging for Digging’s Sake

by Pearl Stewart | February 14, 2019
The “idea of materiality” intrigues Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste as do current issues of rac [...] Read more

On Citizenship and Voting

by | November 4, 2018
Citizenship has never been a requirement for U.S. military service. Immigrants and non-citizens [...] Read more

Time to Take a Collective Stand Against Dangerous Law

by | August 13, 2018
Six years after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, the fight to abolish Stand-Your-Ground Laws [...] Read more

Why Are Only the White Marches the Right Marches?

by | May 20, 2018
High school activism is now commonplace in America. Students are no longer the leaders of tomor [...] Read more

In Defense of Youth Organizing

by | February 25, 2018
The late Coretta Scott King once said, “Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it w [...] Read more

Institutions Prepare to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

by | January 11, 2018
From music and poetry readings to lectures and community service events, colleges and universit [...] Read more

Two HBCU Presidents, Two Different Decisions

by | May 14, 2017
The leadership of two historically Black colleges and universities in Florida was on full displ [...] Read more