I’ve cornered him into every white man’s worst nightmare: a conversation about motorcycles that turns into a conversation about race politics.
Unfortunately, our models of accountability are based within the same carceral logics that plague our criminal-(in)justice system.
Moral of the story: wear your mask. Be responsible. We are all just human. We are all facing a moral dilemma, and we know which path is right. And when in doubt, remember: we are all interconnected.
This decision was a grave mistake that seriously endangers both the Duke and Durham community.
Music offers a unique and personal sort of solace to all, regardless of how these difficult times have impacted us. Classical music should speak to us now more than ever—its works have stood the test of time, and the sentiments it evokes have resonated with generations of people—each of whom had a distinct set of hopes, dreams, struggles, and ambitions.
Horny, repressed, zit-faced, socially inept, newly independent, fresh-out-of-high-school adolescents are exhibiting bad judgement. Administration is baffled.
Well, this is “next time”…. and “the church” is still standing on the wrong side of history.
A discussion on achieving racial equity at Duke will have to include conversations about technology and its role in society.
Not only do we as Black people carry the generational trauma of our ancestors, we also carry their generational blessings and gifts. Alive in each of us is strength, love and power that will alter our current reality.
You are less likely to take beneficial economic risks; the kind meant for the secure. You just want to make sure your family has what they need. You are extra attentive to messages from your parents. Usually, it means something is wrong.