Author: Kevin Moye

Black Americans Still Have a Dream

The idea of the American Dream has been a long-touted hallmark of living in the United States. It is the idea of starting from nothing and ascending to an idyllic middle-class to upper-class lifestyle by working hard and being motivated. Black Americans, and black millennials, in particular, continue to buy into this optimistic mindset.

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Dating While Black: How Implicit Racism Made Its Way to Online Dating

Eurocentric standards of beauty have been a hallmark of American society since the inception of our nation. Even now, these standards are continuously perpetuated in today’s age through the portrayal of beauty in the media. One of the key ways in which we get our standards of beauty, the acting industry, continues to be a white-dominated field. With the overrepresentation of white people in Hollywood, much of what we think is beautiful becomes centered on the archetypal white women in film.

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CHASS Diversity Lecture Highlights Importance of Diversity, Inclusion Within Law Enforcement

On Feb. 7, Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown delivered the College of Humanities and Social Sciences spring 2019 diversity lecture on the importance of diversity and inclusion within law enforcement. Graduating from East Carolina University in 1987 with a degree in criminal justice, Deck-Brown joined the Raleigh Police Department (RPD) with the intent to help better serve her new community. While in Raleigh, she would go on to earn her master’s degree in public administration from NC State.

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HKonJ Took on Raleigh for the 13th Annual Gathering

The 13th annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) march was held on Feb. 10 and organized by Rev. William Barber and the NAACP of North Carolina. Attendees began the day by marching in solidarity throughout the city and ended on Fayetteville Street listening to a group of speakers hosted by the rally.

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Sympathy for the Black Kids

In our society, race plays a factor in almost every aspect of our lives. Whether we acknowledge it or not, race often defines how we perceive other people. One of the ways in which this is commonly played out is through who we as a society direct our sympathy towards.

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