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Public policy in the United States has propagated social trauma for centuries. In Black communities especially, the government has betrayed its pledge to protect the human rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness written in the Declaration of Independence.

You know how when you say a word so many times it starts to lose its meaning? Well apparently that’s called semantic satiation. That fact has nothing to do with this column, but psychology really does have terminology for everything.

The New Yorker recently published a poem by food critic Calvin Trillin about Chinese food and white society’s constant search for new varieties.

A paper published in March by Olivier Gergaud revealed a positive correlation between the number of entrepreneurs in a city and its economic growth and, more interestingly, t

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen Kim Kardashian’s naked body. That’s not to say I’m bothered by it. To me, I couldn’t care less, you do you girl. Be naked. We were all born that way.

In Detroit, 195 public schools have been closed since 2000. But the mass liquidation of neighborhood schools is not unique to Detroit. Several urban communities are restructuring their public education systems to suit the needs of changing demographics.

They say you go away to college to learn about the world. To learn what makes the world spin, where your place is in it and how to someday change it for the better. So that’s what I did for the last four years.

Writing is hard. Not only is the process grueling (I’ve had this Google doc open for an entire week with absolutely no progress made on it whatsoever), it is also risky.

“So the men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing before the LORD. Then Abraham came near and said, ‘Will you indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

I have always had an affinity for words. Whether composing an e-mail, typing out a term paper or simply crafting a humorous text, putting my thoughts into writing is both stimulating and rewarding.