Opinion

Opinion

Is Thanksgiving still a holiday?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/black-friday/0/black-friday-2016-best-deals/ Since the year 1863, Thanksgiving was a holiday feast enjoyed by many families across the United States. During the holiday, families would gather around and enjoy a large feast that celebrated good fortune. It was the first real family celebration of the year before Christmas.   The following day, […]

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Has White Privilege Failed Betty Shelby?

www.complex.com On September 16, 2016 Terence Crutcher was shot and killed by Officer Betty Shelby in the middle of the street. Tulsaa World, a local news medium, reported that Crutcher was having trouble with his stalled vehicle and left it unattended momentarily. Upon his absence, Officer Shelby investigated the stalled […]

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Loyalty: The Long Lost Virtue

Loyalty, and the absence of it, has reigned as one of the most trended social themes amongst our generation. Its frequency of surfacing within our conversations is almost instinctive–it is almost completely embedded within our cultural vernacular. Loyalty is popular among conversation, but foreign in action; craved, but distasteful to […]

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Break Down The Gates!

          Envision a large wall, 12 feet high, 18 inches thick, and 97 miles wide surrounding Tuskegee  University’s campus. This doesn’t sound very welcoming does it? The whole idea of a wall is to protect –  to keep what is enclosed by the wall from coming […]

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Knowledge is Empowering

One of the greatest desires amongst the human species is knowledge. We are naturally inquisitive and curious; however, this desire is deeper than simply wanting to know about something. Knowledge is a thirst that can never be quenched and this places us in an eternal pursuit of answers. The adage, […]