Michigan in Color

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Efe Osagie

When I joined MiC in December of 2017, I was excited because I had an opportunity to share my experiences as a POC and help others do the same. Effectively elevating POC voices through writing.

Dierra Barlow

I’ve known I was queer for as long as I can remember, in the sense that means odd or unusual according to the dictionary. It’s taken me some time, and deep introspection, to accept my identity as a queer black woman; six years, to be precise.

Grace Cho

The question I’ve always fumbled around my head was “how does a “yellow” person enter the conversation about race in a “Black v white” America?” Common yet subtle experiences have conditioned me to approach this exploration with caution.

Ana Maria Sanchez-Castillo

There were a lot of things I didn't understand about what it meant to be Latina, especially growing up in a community that was less than one percent non-white.

Maya Mokh

I wrote my first piece in The Michigan Daily last year, discussing the hopes I had for myself and for Michigan in Color as a section.

Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. brothers

December 4th, 1906: Founder’s Day for the first Black Greek Organization in the world at Cornell University, which began as a result of seven men rallying against racism and segregation in academic institutions and beyond.

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Representation in the media is fought for strongly by many Asians in America, especially those among the country's upper economic class.

Students4Justice is a group specifically created as a coalition for students of color, by predominately Black and brown students.

“Join the Michigan Political Union as we debate the merits of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Resolution: Black Lives Matter is harmful to racial relations in the United States”

Photo taken by Angelo McClenic

A year ago today, I contemplated suicide.