The Guilfordian

Justice system is inherently racially biased

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

Imagine you’re a black person walking through a white neighborhood. You wave to signal hello, yet no one responds. Everyone looks at you as if you are about to rob them. A police officer comes by, steps out of his car and begins questioning you about why you are there. You are racially profiled because you are no...

Letters from your black friend: another shooting

Jordan Clark ‘14, Guest Writer

March 6, 2015

March 1, 2015, a task force in Los Angeles responded to a call on skid row after receiving a 911 call reporting a possible robbery.  The incident led towards an all too familiar police report of the victim “resisting arrest,” a struggle taking place,and a victim losing their life. The police report...

Moral Monday brings together North Carolinians for change

Moral Monday brings together North Carolinians for change

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

What is Moral Monday? It is a question being asked throughout the state and the country. The answer? Moral Monday is an NAACP-led series of protests that started two years ago in Raleigh. The movement began as a way for North Carolina citizens to address their concerns for the state and has since...

Letters from your black friend: #BlackLivesMatter

Jordan Clark ‘14, Guest Writer

February 27, 2015

The transformational shift for racial justice, recalibrated by the Black Lives Matter movement, is defined by co-founder Alicia Garza as “a call to action for black people after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was posthumously placed on trial for his own murder, and the killer, George Zimmerman, was not...

Letter to the Editor: Neutrality allows injustice to continue

Jordan Clark, '14, Guest Writer

February 13, 2015

To my fellow political observers, analysts, scholars and human beings who like to know what is happening in our world: There is an increasingly apparent idea that, in order to be considered “credible” in our political analysis, we must be unbiased and/or neutral. Methodological imperialism has created...