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Black Lives Matter: Social Creation Not Transformation

One of the integral threads of American history and society is social reformation. The young country has endured everything from abolitionism to the suffrage of women; each movement shifted the American way of life. Currently, the primary social call for change is Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter is an effort to bring equality about
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A Childish Recap

n Tuesday, December 16, members of the Painting Bohemia community hosted an event at Fordham University for students to come experience the works of Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino. After a presentation by Liam Paris and Molly Boyd, students listened to album, read the screenplay, and watched videos associated with Gambino’s project, Because the Internet. For
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Solidarity in Protest

the Aftermath of the Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision in New York City

n November 25th after long deliberation, the Grand Jury investigating the now infamous case of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of unarmed black resident Michael Brown, decided not to indict. Since then, numerous protests ranging from nonviolent demonstrations of civil disobedience to destruction of property have unfolded. In New York City, an unorganized protest
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Signs for Change

A Short Series on the December 13 Protests in New York

n my time on this country, I’ve been to and seen dozen of protests, for the most varied causes. Civic engagement seems to be quite the American tradition, and people take to the streets for many, many reasons, from Wendy’s underpaying its tomato workers, to the mammoth issue of anthropogenic climate change. Often, what I’d see
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