Michigan in Color


During my first semester writing for the Michigan Daily I noticed myself wanting to write more about my experience as a freshman of color. Because what I’ve realized the past several months is how much race seemingly plays a significant role in creating new relationships.


I want to learn myself. I want to learn my power of voice. I want to learn my heart, my trials, my confusions, and my strength. I often shy from that which I fiend for: self-love, affection, my own art, my own words and thoughts. When I say shy from, I mean avoid.

Na'kia Channey, MiC Co-Managing Editor

“won't you celebrate with me

what i have shaped into

a kind of life?” - Lucille Clifton


I took this photo through the window of my car on May 16th, 2018 in Nazareth, Israel. On this day Israel-Palestine saw nationwide peaceful protests and demonstrations. These were against the Trump administration’s decision to move the U.S.



UAAO 2019-2020 Executive Board

With the closing of A/PIA Immigration Awareness Week, we present this year’s UAAO Executive Board annual board photoshoot as an opportunity to raise awareness regarding former University of Michigan president James B.

Illustration of Yasuke, first black Samurai 1579

Black history does not begin with commodification.It has existed and thrived in many parts of the world before the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade. This is more evident with people such as “Yasuke,” otherwise known as the first Black Japanese Samurai.

Although the dean only allows the domestic students to swap sections,

That’s not discrimination. That’s just a policy.


Although a professor’s favorites all happen to be white

and she only lets them speak,

She’s not racist. That’s just a coincidence.

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Following in the footsteps of various on-campus student organizations, The Michigan Daily’s Michigan in Color section has formally condemned the Order of Angell, a secret society at the University of Michigan. With the Order of Angell’s history of Native American cultural appropriation, MiC argues that modern reforms can not make up for historical damage.


In the era of Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B, it can be easy to assume that Black women want to learn how to dance like them. I’ll admit, it can be fun learning the newest dance to a hit song in the comfort and privacy of your home with your friends.