Hair Here and Abroad

Originally, I set out to compare my own personal hair experience in the United States versus in my experience in Ghana. However, considering SheaMoisture’s recent business ventures, I’ve decided to make a few changes. BLACK HAIR IS POLITICAL. Not just in the United States but everywhere. Policing Black hair has always been used as a…

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Stop Disenfranchising My Friends, Yale

by Jeffrey Niedermaier Last fall, I went to testify before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) about the work that I do as a graduate teacher in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Yale University. Teachers in my department wanted to form a union. Yale opposed us. Through their hours of questioning, Yale’s…

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Revolution: An Ongoing Struggle for Liberation

by Azaria King, Amani Hill, Me’Lena Laudig, Chevonne Parker, Ambre Dromgoole, Gabby Cudjoe Wilkes, and Ikenna Nzewi In attending the Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary conference, we as students from Yale reclaimed part of the Party’s history and a legacy of resilience. Nowadays, we are constantly reminded of how much further we have to go…

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