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Pope Francis takes steps toward equality, names Wilton Gregory as cardinal

November 5, 2020

When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, he made history by being the first Jesuit pope, the first pope from the Americas and the first non-European pope since the eighth century. Since his election, he...

Witness in Dallas police officer trial found dead

October 29, 2019

On Sep. 9, 2018, former police officer Amber Guyger shot her African American neighbor Botham Jean in his own apartment, thinking it was her own. She was convicted with murder on Sep. 30, 2018, and given...

“Black Panther” is one of Marvel’s finest

February 23, 2018

The anticipation for this movie was like no other. With film predecessors such as “Hancock,” “Catwoman” and “Steel,” “Black Panther” released at a prominent time for people of color in...

“Dear White People” discusses racial divide

February 16, 2018

“Dear White People” is a 2014 comedic drama, co-produced, directed and written by Justin Simien. Simien is an author and filmmaker who received critical acclaim for the film at its release. According...

Antoine Williams collaborates with Renzo Ortega to create art exhibit for community

Assistant Professor of Art Antoine Williams and MiKayla Jones ‘19 dance at the Art on the Quad event on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 20, 2017. Williams and Jones have shoe covers on their feet to decorate the large canvas with chalk as they dance. // Photo by Abigail Bekele/The Guilfordian
September 22, 2017

“Looking at the world from (the perspective of) a black, heterosexual, southern-raised male is the inspiration for these pieces,” said Antoine Williams about the pieces in his new collaborative art...

Going beyond Black History Month

February 13, 2015

Unity. This is what needs to happen in our society during Black History Month to bring our country into much needed harmony. Since its evolution from “Negro History Week” to “Black History Month,”...

Stop racism in the justice system

January 27, 2012

I have always felt an intense drive to pursue avenues to help others who have been affected by societal and legal injustices. Even more recently, I have been focused and confident in my future abilities...

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