Kaepernick's actions, to me, are kind of whatever -- he could have slept through the anthem for all I care -- but it's the
Aniebietabasi Ekong, known to the Internet as baddieani, is a whole new breed of artist, the kind that that could only exist in the Internet Age.
Students demanded Tom Rochon's retirement for his handling of racial tensions on campus.
The descent of the Republican presidential debate into new lows of demagoguery highlighted the emptiness of political discourse. And across the country, communities experienced the torrential downpours, record temperatures, floods, droughts, and firestorms predicted by climate change models. But 2015 also brought breakthroughs.
Photo credits: Grace Marcelo-Ramírez, student at Cornell University. The picture shows Cornell University students of color
Some call the problems we are facing on our campuses exaggerated and our efforts naïve. We are not overreacting and we are not irrational. We are demanding what students deserved generations earlier.
In recent weeks, there have been several racist incidents at the New York school.
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Speech policing advocates forget that there is incredible value in knowing what people actually think, unfiltered. Believing you can conquer racism, bias and bigotry by rooting out microaggressions and enforcing self-censorship and uptightness is like taking Xanax for syphilis.
Activism should not be an isolating experience. Activism should be rallying, speeches, emotion. So let's step away from the computer, put down the cell phone, and reconnect with the real world in order to take on and help solve its problems.