The value that immigrants bring is found in the ideas, traditions and cultures that continually enrich our town and University.
Salaam is so much more than his tale of stolen youth, but his experiences highlight both the overt and subtle forms of criminalization that Black boys and men have no choice but to encounter.
Curation isn’t toxic until it becomes mistaken for reality.
"Do not let pettiness or personal endeavor stop you from using your position for good. Refuse to allow bullies to stop you from doing what is right for the students of this state. The Board of Governors has great power in steering the future of UNC-Chapel Hill. Be bold, be courageous and be just."
Rural health centers suffer from a lack of funds and healthcare professionals, and as a result people who live in rural areas cannot get the prompt medical care they need.
"As a Black man, I personally use the number of Confederate flags displayed as a barometer for my own safety when traveling the American South. The more I see, the sooner I know to get out of Dodge."
"Women are conditioned to believe that microaggressions are an integral part of living as a woman in this world."
A reply to the former opinion editor at the Daily Tar Heel's response to the column about social democracy.
"By keynoting this event, Forest legitimizes those who spout Islamophobia in the public sphere and into the consciousness of radical supporters."
With the search for UNC’s next chancellor now underway, here are some suggestions for whoever is brave enough to take the job.
"Relying on herd immunity is naive, and these unvaccinated children are potentially endangering the lives of others."
"How do we define bisexuality? Does it mean being consistently attracted to all genders, or does it allow for more fluidity? Or does your label change as your preferences do?"
Nighttime safety is something already guaranteed to most men — for women to receive the same luxury shouldn’t be too much to ask.
Due to recent events on campus, the editorial board has assembled this short list of resources for anyone who may be at-risk of interpersonal, sexual or gender-based violence. This list also includes two proactive trainings that anyone can complete to help create a safer environment on campus for us all.
" I hope these two tips can help other ethnographers coming to study the Nacirema. Greetings may seem like a small detail at first, but they often give you a window into how people choose to interact with one another. As for Nacirema country, one can deduce a culture of isolation and apathy from their greeting customs."
"Muslim immigrants to Denmark lead an entirely different life; a life in neighborhoods that the government refers to as 'ghettos,' and one in which that wonderful state-provided education system forcibly indoctrinates Muslim children into a Danish way of life."
"Oh, Roommate. Most of what I know about you is, like an archeologist trying to understand the customs of an ancient civilization, based on long-abandoned artifacts."