A few other tips for avoiding problems while in America. If you approach, or are approached by, law enforcement officers, always do so with your hands up and ask a friend to video the encounter. And finally don't go near any borders or it will be assumed that you entered illegally.
HBCUs are vulnerable to crime just as any other neighborhood, college campus, office building, or public space. When violence occurs on predominantly white campuses, it's typically covered in the vein of "one crazy person going berserk and shooting up as many people as possible."
While only a small proportion of the gun deaths in the United States occur on campuses, such events make it starkly evident that higher education must attend to the role of guns in American culture and bring the force of our roles to bear against the violence that is endemic in our country.
Andrea Pino joins HuffPost Live to discuss her own sexual assault.
As we see an increased number of domestic violence incidents among high school, college and professional athletes, we should be acting to have schools, coaches, teachers, counselors and parents do more to identify the signs of abuse and to act accordingly to intervene and prevent physical and emotional injury.
The incident comes just slightly more than two months after the state of Idaho began allowing certain people -- such as retired
Let us take a hard look at the social environment we create that permits -- consciously or subconsciously -- assaults like the one on my campus last week to occur.
"I assume that if a student shoots first, I am allowed to empty my clip; but given the velocity of firearms, and my aging
The current discussion around sexual violence has largely ignored high school perpetrators and their victims, and how those same perpetrators often go on to become the college campus sexual assaulters we hear about.
I want to hatef**k Meg Lanker — so hard. That chick that runs her liberal mouth all the time and doesn’t care who knows it