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The Problem with a Colorblind Mentality: The Ferguson Effect

The shooting of young unarmed black man, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked outrage across the nation. The fact that this young man was shot and killed by a white police officer is just one specific case that indicates a greater problem that exists in America: closeted racism.   This term “racism” is synonymous… Read More

Can Social Media Help Stop Police Brutality?

When it comes to justice, there are few things that are black and white; most often, we are forced to wade through endless gray matter. In the case of Michael Brown, the lines are blurred by conflicting stories, racial tensions, and the tragedy of a life lost. We are confronted with a case that has… Read More