Recap: The First Day of “Days of Defiance II”

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As the Supreme Court heard arguments over Michigan’s Prop. 2– an anti-affirmative action law that resembles California’s prop 209– dozens of UCLA students assembled in protest to demand racial diversity. Kamilah Moore, Chairperson of UCLA’s Afrikan Student Union led the call and response chant “What do we want?” and received a loud response from marching students, “Diversity!” Other protesters held …

The UCLA Bruins Are Back, But Are They Forreal?

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 UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, left, celebrates with teammate Myles Jack after recording a sack during the first quarter of Saturday’s game. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / October 12, 2013) PASADENA, Calif. (AP)- Just two days after their convincing win over the California Golden Bears, 37-10 UCLA Bruins. Once previously ranked at 11 in the Associated Press (AP) and USA Today coaches’ poll, …

Is There Still Ways To Go?

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By Christina Gabrielle Anderson On February 25, 2012, in the Northwest Auditorium, the Afrikan Student Union hosted a Black History Extravaganza that highlighted historical snapshots of our past from Afrika to America. In eras, such as the Harlem Renaissance to the Civil Rights Movement, Afro- Americans were making progressive steps to change. But in our current era, that will one …