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Kavanaugh Allegations Spark Protests

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 24, 2018 7:05 pm | Comments (53)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoThey’re angry. Some of them have been sexually abused. And they’re done being silent about it.

Close to 100 people brought that message to the lower Green Monday afternoon as part of a national day of action to protest the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the highest court in the land and to stand with the women accusing him of sexual assault. A separate sit-in took place at Yale Law School, where a U.S. senator (and alum) dropped by to offer support.

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Black Community Challenged From Within

by Markeshia Ricks | May 17, 2017 12:29 pm | Comments (11)

The poster is meant to shock and spark conversation, and it might be coming to a barbershop near you.

The poster features a hooded Ku Klux Klansman with the words “Die Nigger!” stamped across his forehead, white men at a lynching and the mutilated face of Emmett Till at the top. The bottom half of the poster similarly features a masked man. But this man is black.

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