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Working toward equality

There is no such thing as being an ally to any group. There is being a decent human being and pushing for equality no matter what happens. By admitting that biases exist, people can begin to see the world in a different way. Everyone is influenced by racism in this society, ...

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Attorney to challenge law used in gorilla mask case

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The attorney for a former Eastern Tennessee State University student says his client was acting within his First Amendment rights when police say he disrupted an on-campus Black Lives Matter rally while wearing a gorilla mask and carrying a rope and bananas. News outlets report ...

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It was all a dream…nah, it’s all reality

Kamea's Corner

It has been three weeks since the shooting deaths of Terence Crutcher of Oklahoma and Keith Lamont Scott of Charlotte. In this time frame, the police officer who murdered Crutcher has been charged and acquitted of first degree manslaughter. In reaction to the police brutality, nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant, stood up in ...

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Diversity demonstration held on campus

Students organized a peaceful demonstration and protest of police brutality and racism in the University Center plaza on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Bre Stevens, a senior communications major with a focus in journalism, organized the event in order to both inform and encourage change on campus. Around 50 members of the ...

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