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October 2017

All posts published in October 2017

21 posts

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DACA Opportunity Ruined

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“It wasn’t their choice to be brought into this country.” For some, this is the only home they know. They realize they are here illegally, and now they have to figure out how to stay. After last week, those young immigrants’ hopes were crushed when Attorney Ge... More »

SLOANE STEPHENS WINS U.S. OPEN By: Derrick Wheeler

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The hug seen around the world. After Sloane Stephens closed out the U.S. Open with a victory over her close friend Madison Keys, she embraced her with a hug. This hug lasted 19 seconds, showing the depth of their friendship.  Stephens defeated Keys 6-3,6-0 Sat... More »

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New Director of HBCU initiative by: Brittany Price

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The White House just announced their new HBCU Initiative Director after months of leaving the position vacant.  At the White House Summit for Black Colleges on Sep. 18, 2017, it was revealed that Johnathan M. Holifield, an ex-NFL player for the Cincinnati Beng... More »

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Black Girls Write Too by: D’Nae Wetstone

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“Love’s Garden”, a novel recently published by Junior, Creative Writing student, Naiya Smith, shares her personal journey of growth and growing up.   Writing has been second nature to Smith since childhood. She began writing books in high school. Her insp... More »

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#TaketheKnee by: Cameron Rivers

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“Wouldn’t you like to see one of these players…When they disrespect our flag to get that son of a b***h off the field”  Never have I seen in my lifetime have I seen anything like what the NFL displayed on Sunday and Monday. Owners, Players, and Coaches e... More »