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Following the Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations of the past few weeks, my African American studies professor gave students the platform to have a discussion in class about how the racial tension on campus has been affecting our lives.

You shoot me with a gun,

I didn’t do anything

But yet you still run.

Silent judgement

You pass upon me and mine

As a kid, I soaked up television like a sponge. I spent a lot of time watching Nickelodeon, ("Spongebob" is the best show, don’t @ me), but don’t worry — I watched the educational PBS shows too.

White girls sure love tofu.

Over two centuries ago, the United States’ Founding Fathers convened in Philadelphia to lay out a framework for the budding nation.

The year is 1619. Colonists in Jamestown referred to African slaves as n*****s.

The year is 2017. A white male refers to a Black University of Michigan student as a n*****.

Starting this September, graduate students will be paid to help the University of Michigan implement various units’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plans.

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Michigan in Color recently sat down to speak with Tyrice Grice Jr.

Ann Arbor is a bubble-community. A bubble community as in perfect-looking from the outside and the people on the inside keep to themselves. Most people living here seem to be nuclear families with white-collar jobs.

On Sept. 17, 2017, three Black University of Michigan students were targeted with racially derogatory language in the form of defaced name tags on their dorm doors.