I had yet to write a personal column about my experiences with racism at the University and at The Daily Tar Heel because I didn’t want people to have my face and my name in their heads if they wanted to send harassment.
The fact that a political figure with longstanding ties to a fascist, Nazi-associated organization is able to be deemed ‘pro-Israel’ simply by being anti-Muslim, anti-Palestinian and anti-liberal is mystifying.
We are all learning. As young people, we possess some of the greatest awareness when it comes to social justice issues. Like everyone else, there have been times when I was unaware of larger narratives. People have called me out for it; sometimes graciously and sometimes not as much.
TO THE EDITOR: The Sept. 19 column “Removing all statues? Not so fast” demonstrates historical ignorance and an alarming lack of moral scrutiny.
The potential for inequity is immeasurable, but at least we can remain assured that our names are equally worth a hefty 47 cents each.
"In the wake of the recent "OK, Boomer" meme storm that has torn through the internet, some publications have adopted an overly-serious tone in deconstructing the importance of 'constructive intergenerational dialogue.'"
If we care about the health of this country, we have to address the underserved populations. We have to target these gaps in medicine with actionable change.
The culture of these sites threatens to reverse whatever progress we’ve made in the past fifty years promoting sexual agency and reducing the shame and stigma of female sexuality. Personally, that’s not really a path I want to go down. Do you?
"Our solutions to affordable housing don’t have to be shining, happy, single family homes or gleaming apartment towers. Sometimes, one of the oldest solutions can be the best."
Students, faculty and members of the community should visit this exhibit to get a deeper understanding of what "Cash Crop!" represents, and experience the power of the statues first-hand.
We’re tired of writing different versions of the same editorial, begging UNC to recognize the humanity of its marginalized students. At this point, it feels like we’re just screaming into the void. But more importantly, we know students of color are tired of living it.
The indecisive nature of the state leaders, combined with an unclear future for Medicaid and health care, has led North Carolina to be ninth in the nation for the highest rate of uninsured residents.
"Nacireman federal elections are coming up in less than a year. Unfortunately for Nacireman folk, they have to vote in yet another election under an authoritarian regime that is becoming increasingly oligarchic."
"It is up to us, those in the present day, to keep ourselves informed about the terrible events that occurred in Wilmington in November 1898, so that we can ensure that they never happen again."
That said, the status quo of police violence targeted at low-income and minority New Yorkers must begin its transition toward being fare-free, perhaps using Chapel Hill as a scalable model.
Facebook maintains a hands-off, free-speech-oriented approach to regulating political ads even as advertisers use personal data to target users.