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I’ve always disliked the founding fathers. These men created a government in which only straight white men could be free, and it infuriates me. The founding fathers were a group of wealthy white men that did significant work to help set up the United States government. The eight men were George Washington,  John Adams, Thomas…

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In recent times, the term “Critical Race Theory” has become more prominent in debates. The big question being asked is: should CRT be taught in schools? While politicians and school board members decide their stances, not every person (which up until recently included myself) knows the full definition of CRT. And unsurprisingly, numerous falsities and…

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Blackwashing versus whitewashing, just what does this mean? At the heart of this topic is the importance of visual representation in media. From the smallest television show, to the biggest upcoming blockbuster movie, through video games, and textbooks, everyone wants to be represented. I have found that when I am engaged in any of these…

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Story by Jaylin Ellison/VOX Media Cafe Black is beauty. Black is strength. Black is intelligence. Black is excellence. Looking out upon the world, I have viewed numerous times the magnificence of black people. However, there are only certain things you can perceive and learn from the perspective of an outsider looking in. Being an insider…

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