The Guilfordian

Witness in Dallas police officer trial found dead

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

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 10 years in prison. On Friday, Oct. 4, Joshua Brown, a key witness in the trial, was found dead. ...

“Black Panther” is one of Marvel’s finest

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer

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 America. Perhaps it’s not the absolute best Marvel movie, however I believe it ranks among Marvel’s...

“Dear White People” discusses racial divide

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer

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 to Samantha White, the film’s protagonist, there are three types of ways for black people to...

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

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

Tanetta Kelley, Staff Writer

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 exhibit, “Two Artists | One Space.” Williams, an assistant professor for art at Guilford College,...

Going beyond Black History Month

Vanessa Madonna, Staff Writer

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,” February is a time for ongoing reflection and action for the preservation of historical data...

Stop racism in the justice system

Tiffany Kallam, Guest Writer

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 to adamantly advocate for others. This previous semester, beginning in September — while sitting...