Tag Archives: racism

Resist, Revolt, Rinse, Repeat

By Cleo Hernandez Associate Editor, Volume 23 A public square, angry words, angry people, police in riot gear, torches bright against a night sky, flags, homemade signs and banners, summer heat. Some would say that this is what democracy looks … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Race Relations: Thanks Obama

By Marcus Baldori Associate Editor, Vol. 22 In 2008, it was an open question of how race relations would unfold under America’s first Black president. Eight years later, polling shows that 54% of Americans think race relations between Whites and Blacks have gotten … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms? Muslim Americans and Second Amendment Rights: Part 2

This piece is the second of a two-part series on Muslim Americans and Second Amendment rights. Read the first post here. By Serena Rabie Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Executive Editor, Vol. 22 In a previous piece I discussed the aftermath of the Pulse … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms? Muslim Americans and Second Amendment Rights: Part 1

This piece is the first of a two-part series on Muslim Americans and Second Amendment rights. Read the second post here. By Serena Rabie Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Executive Editor, Vol. 22 The recent shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida has reinvigorated two … Continue reading

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UW’s Unequal Treatment of Student-to-Student Violence: The Case of Jarred Ha

By Jennifer Chun Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Contributing Editor, Vol. 22 NOTE: Revised January 31, 2017. On January 25, 2015, a University of Washington (UW) junior named Jarred Ha[1] was involved in a violent incident with Maddison Story, a female UW student … Continue reading

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Task Force on Chicago PD Reforms Highlights Race Problems

By Dan Cho Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Contributing Editor, Vol. 22 Last December, after the release of a dash cam video showing Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, shooting Laquan MacDonald, an unarmed black teenager and in the midst … Continue reading

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Constitutional Disparagement? : Legal Challenges to Racist Imagery

By Tom Topping Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Contributing Editor, Vol. 22 In 2015 an activist group named People Not Mascots became one of the latest organizations to file a complaint with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seeking to have a … Continue reading

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Trumping Trump

By Jason Raylesberg Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Contributing  Editor, Vol. 22 It is a very real and terrifying possibility that Donald Trump will be our next president. Accepting that prospect means accepting that the hatred, divisiveness, and racism he has given voice … Continue reading

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COMMENT Few But Not Forgotten: Asian Americans Reentering Society After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Comment By Brittany Chiang Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Asian American exonerees, like the formerly incarcerated, often lack resources, receiving little assistance from the government to facilitate reentry.  In the case of Asian Americans, this is partially due to their classification as … Continue reading

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Future of Undocumented Immigrants Still Uncertain Even After Obama’s Immigration Policy Deal

By Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Obama announced his plan to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows and be protected from deportation temporarily. Obama plans on using an executive … Continue reading

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