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Yancy presents lecture on white racism and backlash

Steven Heine, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

George Yancy, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, presented a talk titled “Black Gift Giving and the Return of White Backlash,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Patricia Bush Tippie Alumni...

Cafe director presents talk in Ford Chapel

Lidia Gebrekirstos, Contributing writer

February 1, 2018

Herb Bailey, director of the Uncommon Grounds Cafe, presented “Race, Identity and Justice” on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 8:30 p.m. in Ford Memorial Chapel. Allegheny Christian Outreach hosted the event. Bailey addressed the fa...

Trump, making race wars great again?

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

September 1, 2016

Many of Donald Trump’s critics have called his immigration ideas racist, fascist, even anti-American. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, in an interview with the New York Times, compared Trump’s plan to remove undocu...

It’s not romantic; it’s racist

Alex Weidenhof, Junior Editor

April 28, 2016

Although it is the basis for Disney’s Splash Mountain and its song “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” won an Academy Award and is a household song, Disney would rather we forget about its 1946 live-action/animated movie “Song of the South....

Keynote speaker talks postmodernism and postmodern race

February 3, 2011

“We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK.” This statement, made by Obama during a 2009 speech, raises questions about America’s social...

Letter to the Editor: Administration fell short in response to blackface incident

November 11, 2010

I am writing to you as an Allegheny alumna, a former Association for the Advancement of Black Culture Executive Board member and current Multicultural Coordinator/Admission Counselor for Juniata College, a school very similar...

Letter to the Editor: Campus coverage of blackface incident disappointing, says alumna

November 11, 2010

While perusing last week’s issue of The Campus, I came across ABC’s ad for the Tuesday discussion. I looked for the main article and found nothing, not even a blurb in a cramped Features corner announcing the event. Then...

SOUNDBITES: Quotes from the November 9th ABC forum discussion

November 11, 2010

Darryl Overton, '11 “Watch the terminology you use when talking to black people or any race or any different background. Like one example would be the term “boy,” boy is a term used to look down upon a person of African-A...

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