As graduation approaches and my fellow seniors prepare to leave this place with a degree representing four years of hard work and joyous memories, I’d like to take time to talk about the people who don’t reach that momentous occasion on time.
When musician Bill Dillon takes to the stage Wednesday in the Genome Sciences Building for the distinguished speaker series on innocence, justice and the death penalty, he will share his story of the wrongful conviction that kept him locked up in a Florida prison for 27 years of his life.
Are you interested in taking a Caucasian studies course at UNC? Although no such department exists at the University, someone might want you to believe there is.
As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, we must re-evaluate race relations in this country. Chatter using President Barack Obama as the poster child for what some have called a “post-racial” society is overly romanticized and inaccurate.