Marc Lamont Hill: “We Create an Entire Industry on the Prison”

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The Afrikan Black Coalition (ABC) is a coalition designed to unify Black students across the UC system in order to discuss and resolve issues concerning academic policy, campus climate, and matriculation from the University. By bringing together the Afrikan/Black Student Unions from UC and CSU colleges, ABC presents the opportunity for unity in spite of geographical boundaries. This year’s conference was held at UC …

Roe vs. Wade and The Black Community

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Last week marked the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade: a Supreme Court case that granted women the constitutional right to have an abortion within the first three months of pregnancy. Forty-one years later, the ruling enjoys the support of most American adults. According to Pew Researcher, 65% of American adults say they disfavor overruling Roe V. Wade, while 29% …

Editor-in-Chief Dasha Zhukova Sits on Naked Black Woman

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On January 20th, 2014, Martin Luther King Day, an online magazine entitled Garage, published a photo of its Editor-in-chief, Dasha Zhukova, sitting on a chair made to resemble a half-naked Black woman. Miroslava Duma, the blog’s editor, posted the insensitive photo on Instagram, and further marketed the image as something of trending, fashionable, and contemporary art.  In the image, the …