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From “Crime” to Commonplace: The Evolution of Interracial Relationships

The MSU Spokesman

September 14, 2014

It is amazing how in the 1940's if a man or woman wanted to date outside their race, it was highly frowned upon. Many were disowned from their families and some of them were killed. Now there are 9 million bi-racial people living...

Unite For a Better Future

The MSU Spokesman

September 14, 2014

Emmett Till was a child who was murdered by two hate- filled white men. His life became a sad lesson for Americans to learn. His murder in 1955 made it clear that it was time for black people in America to fight for justice and...

Emmett Till’s Mother May Have Known Best

The MSU Spokesman

September 14, 2014

Emmett Till’s mother should not have allowed Emmett to travel to Mississippi. Mamie Till surely did not want Emmett to leave home, but like any other young persistent child, Emmett insisted. And of course, any mother who...

Emmett Till Could Have Been Me

The MSU Spokesman

September 14, 2014

I recently had the pleasure of watching the movie “The Butler,” which was produced by Lee Daniels and telling the story of a man who was the White House butler serving eight presidents for over three decades. Although there...

Recalling the Events of September 11, 2001

The MSU Spokesman

September 11, 2014

“Those we lost live on in us – in the families who love them still, in the friends who remember them always, and in a nation that will honor them now and forever.” (President Barack Obama at dedication of the national memorial,...

The Power of the People

The Power of the People

September 5, 2014

‘Hollaback!’ at Street Harassment

The MSU Spokesman

May 2, 2014

Becoming a woman is a traumatizing experience. Why? Because, it practically happens overnight.  There is no handbook or guide to being a woman. There’s no fairy godmother, who sweetly whispers in your ear, “Mazel tov! You’re...

The Mailbox: Dear Professor

September 15, 2013

Personal Essay on Bullying

Personal Essay on Bullying

September 12, 2013

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