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Black women refute physical stereotypes

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Black History Month came to a close Sunday, and with March begins Women's History Month. Thursday’s event could serve as a transition between the two. The symposium, “ Black Female Bodies: On the Auction Block Again... a...

Norwood soars past segregation

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 18, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

It takes a whole village to make change.Bill Norwood became the first black quarterback at SIU and the first African-American pilot for United Airlines, but he said he had a lot of help getting there.“We don’t do things alon...

Inspired by Martin Luther King, now inspiring students

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

As an African-American woman, racism is something always in the back of Twinette Johnson’s mind, no matter how much she tries to give people the benefit of the doubt.Johnson, a law professor at SIU, who had a clerkship on ...

Tragedies drive fight against inequality

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

February 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Talk of racial equality sounded through SIU’s Student Center auditorium Tuesday evening.John Gaskin III—NAACP’s youngest member on the national board of directors—along with SIU President Randy Dunn and various leaders of ...

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