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Students of Morgan State join in on national anthem protest

Students of Morgan State join in on national anthem protest

by Blair Young, Staff WriterThe controversy around the national anthem has made its way to Morgan State University, as two students have started a petition in order to change the way pre-game ceremonies should be held on campus. “After learning the racist history of “The Star-Spangled Banner”, we felt that students should be presented with another choice,” said Kendra Hawkins, senior multiplatform production major. “We have to continue on what Kaepernick started,” she added. Hawkins is referring to the ongoing protest by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and many other players, in which they kneel during the playing of the National […]

by · September 27, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Million Man March: Getting With the Times

Million Man March: Getting With the Times

By Blair YoungThousands of people convened on the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Saturday, October 10, to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Million Man March with the Justice or Else rally. Although the attendance was not as massive as twenty years ago, it did offer a level of diversity that was not found at the first march. The overwhelming amount of younger people, most of them 35 and below, came to voice their displeasure with the current situation of being a young black person in America. The crowds also had a large contingency of women, which was one […]

by · October 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Million Man March: Justice Or Else