‘B’ Student: Rutger’s Ph.D. candidate teaches “Beyoncé” course

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TAARI COLMAN | Staff Writter A new course was added to the Department of Women’s and Genders Studies at Rutgers University in January of 2012. Instructed by Kevin Allred, a doctoral student at Rutgers, “Politicizing Beyoncé” is a class dedicated to more than just the vocalists’ very successful musical career. …

Intersections: Young, Black and Queer

Qasima Wideman | Correspondent The following article is written based on the premise that we are experts in [only] our own experiences. The perspectives expressed below are based on my experiences and those shared by two other queer and Black members of NC State’s GBLT-CA (Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian, Transgender Community …

Black in the Classroom

Caslee Sims | Correspondent It all began in 1954 with the infamous Brown v. Board of Education decision and a subsequent case that would force schools in the United States to desegregate with “a deliberate speed”. Of course, the implementation of this ruling was not one that had been culturally …