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Players kneeling is not a sign of disrespect

Shania Lao

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“I am not going to stand up and show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick on Aug. 26, 2016. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.” Kaepernick...

Author of “Hidden Figures”speaks in Dana

Margot Lee Shetterly (left), talks to Lea E. Williams (right) about her book, “Hidden Figures.” The event is part of the One City, One Book program put on by the Greensboro Public Library every two years. //Photo By Andrew Walker 2017/ The Guilfordian

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

“It just kept grabbing me,” said author Margot Lee Shetterly of writing “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” “Every clue led to something else and made me more curious. So in a sense, I had to finish it...

North Carolina redesigns district maps

Cartoon by Christopher perez/the Guilfordian

Hans Oh and Shivam Gandhi

September 29, 2017

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina’s district maps were unconstitutional, as race was considered in their drawing. The NC General Assembly has released its new redistricting map for state House and Senate districts, for which a trial is expected later this year. NC...