BY KIRK ACHARYA
While solitary confinement may work as a means of prisoner protection, its overuse has become a mentally damaging form of torture in the U.S. prison system.
BY DAVID MOOSMAN
It’s hard to tell if we’ll have a winning team next year, but you can be sure it’ll be brimming with tough men, intelligent men, Michigan Men.
BY SANDER BREGMAN
Make a choice of where you stand in this fight. If you don’t choose, you have no right to complain when you get caught in the crossfire.
BY RYAN FREELAND
I am proud to commit to pursuing whatever I want in life without my one identity being a drawback.
BY MARGARET DECKER
Until we change our culture, until we stop perpetuating stereotypes through the media, until we reject internalized racism, nothing will change. Until we can label our biases as what they really are, until we can name racism, there will be another Aura Rosser, another Tamir Rice, another Michael Brown.
BY TRAVON J. JEFFERSON
Black English Vernacular, is not stupid, it’s not a dysfunctional piece of English, and it’s a dialect that has developed a complex system of rules and syntax.
BY MICHAEL OLABISI
I like your hair
It kinks and curls like something burned
In the tropical fires of ages
It dances in circles
Like lazy days by the river
It sizzles like rage untapped
Your skin is brown
Sapodilla, corn sheaves, earth, shades
Of lions on savannas at sundown
Your eyes, the whites of your eyes
Dance in the beauty of a contrast
Supreme against your skin
Your hands draw
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