The Million Man March still relevant 20 years later

August 30, 2015

For veteran and educator Darnell Wiggins, his attendance at the first Million Man March was magical. “It was amazing to see so many people come together for one cause,” he remembered. “The atmosphere was positive, and it really spoke to the potential we had for growth.” Twenty years later, on October 16, The Million Man March, sponsored by the Nation of Islam, will converge upon the capitol once more, refocused…

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The color of police brutality

August 24, 2014

From Melissa Perry’s tribute to Missouri governor Peter Kinder’s off colored remarks about “Anglo-American civilization,” it seems that racial divide over the issue of police brutality is growing. While no official record of reported police misconduct exists at local or national levels, many have begun to question the seemingly rampant rate of minority murder by police. But are there really more minorities brutalized than whites, or is the media distorting…

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