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A rally against affirmative action in Boston shows the irony of white and Asian students claiming that race should not be considered in college admissions.

SFFA supporters fail to see the need for affirmative action

Samreen Ahmed, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Recent Supreme Court cases have once again brought to light the growing tensions revolving around the use of affirmative action in college admissions. The nonprofit group Students for Fair Admissions (SSFA)...

U.S. Incarceration Rate Second Highest in World

Madison Ward and Roman Raies December 7, 2018

The U.S. has the one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world. According to the 2015 World Prison Population List from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, the U.S. incarcerates 698 people...

“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...

Rapper Jay-Z snubbed at the 2018 Grammys

Rapper Jay-Z snubbed at the 2018 Grammys

Jasmin Whitsett, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

The 60th annual Grammy Awards are a wrap. The biggest names in music attended and performed their most popular hits, like Bruno Mars’ “Finesse,” featuring rapper Cardi B. Thousands of people looked...

Letter to the Editor: the disbelieving white man

Tom Guthrie, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology April 29, 2016

I’m writing from the position of a white man, which is the only position I can write from. In fact, I’ve occupied this position my whole life. Well, actually, I was a white boy for a long time, but...

Barbara Lawrence facilitates a conversation on colorism and the implications of using the “N” word during a BUS kickback.

BUS leads conversation on the “N” word

Harris Billings, Staff Writer March 4, 2016

The “N” word. Out of the thousands of words that start with the letter N, we all know exactly which one this euphemism refers too. But why does this word have such a powerful meaning, and where did...

#OscarsSoWhite: we need a change in Hollywood

Carson Risser, Staff Writer February 12, 2016

In 88 years, 1,663 acting nominations. Only 99 of them people of color. In the history of the Academy Awards, nominees have been overwhelmingly white. When this year’s acting nominations were announced...

The Guilfordian’s steps to being an anti-racist newspaper

Editorial Board December 4, 2015

In recent weeks, the Guilford community has discussed how racism manifests in our community and our institution. The Guilfordian has reported on the walkouts and posted the demands on our website. We hope...

Movement must engage the unengaged

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer December 4, 2015

The hashtags, the screenshots of deplorable YikYak comments and the images and videos of the Integrity for Guilford movement on campus have resonated throughout the Triad, garnering the attention of local...

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