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APSU faculty hosts critical conversation

The violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12 shocked the nation. The aftermath brought discussions to the media about race relations, white supremacy and the validity of controversial monuments, specifically those of Confederate figures. Although the events happened in Charlottesville, the implications effect cities and college campuses across the nation.  On Tuesday, ...

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Racism has been around longer than our current president

Violent acts taken on by the white nationalist movement have begun to reflect poorly on President Donald Trump after an event that recently occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia leaving one dead and over a dozen wounded. Americans have taken to the idea that Trump is the cause of hate crimes breaking ...

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Trump’s U.S. gives white nationalism the security it needs

The recent, vocal outbreak of white nationalists’ boldness and hatred is directly related to the vulgar, inexcusable behavior of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, due to his lack of respect for the minority community and his unapologetic attitude towards violence. Do not get it confused. Trump is ...

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President Trump condemns the removal of Confederate statues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing “the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart.” Trump’s new remarks came even as the White house tried to manage his increasing isolation ...

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