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Theres a dangerous tension baked into many police interactions, both for the officers and the individuals with whom they interact.

In traffic stops, fear comes first

Miles Kirkpatrick, Opinion Editor February 10, 2023

In the aftermath of almost every police murder where the victim didn’t act in perfect compliance with the often contradictory and high-pressure orders shouted at them, thousands of people emerge from...

Protesters gather outside the Rochester City Hall on Sept. 2, 2020, to draw attention to the lack of legislation that could have prevented Daniel Prude’s death.

Officers not charged in the case of Daniel Prude’s death

Maira Vandiver, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

On March 23, 2020, Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old African-American man, was killed by police in Rochester, NY, while naked and experiencing a mental health crisis. On Sept. 2 of the same year, the body cam...

 In Louisville, KY, where Taylor was murdered, a memorial to her is erected at Jefferson Square Park.

Breonna Taylor case unfolds

Erica James, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

On March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her own home. Over six months after her death, only one of the three Louisville police officers involved in the shooting at Taylor’s apartment...

Downtown Greensboro comes together for Breonna Taylor

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

Following the Sept. 23 decision of the Louisville grand jury to release all but one police officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s murder with no charges, a peaceful march was held in downtown Greensboro...

Tom Guthrie, professor of anthropology at Guilford College.

Time for a just transition to a better world

Tom Guthrie, Guest Writer October 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and too many others feel like a one–two punch that has knocked us off our feet. Some groups have been more battered...

Amnesty International shares visions for the school year

Mohamed Togol, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

Amnesty International held their first interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24 in the Founders East Gallery. The meeting was hosted by returning members of the club whose goal was to educate new first-year...

NFL players kneel during the National Anthem as a form of protest against police brutality.There were many teams that particpated in this protest. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Readers are responsible for choosing what they read

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park October 6, 2017

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news,...

Cartoon by Christopher Perez/Guilfordian

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

Courtney Cubberley and Lila Karp October 6, 2017

All eyes were on Colin Kaepernick as he took a knee during the national anthem at a 2016 preseason game. Kaepernick, then the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, chose to take a knee in order to highlight...

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Guilford College News in Brief

October 6, 2017

NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy....

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