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Author: Kevin Moye

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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Kevin Keatts and the Black Coaching Drought

On a Sunday in March 2017, there he stood. Giving his introductory speech to his new Wolfpack faithfuls, Kevin Keatts proclaimed his now famous statement, “Kevin Keatts is a winner.” Among that though were some less talked about—but arguably, just as important—points. Within his speech, Keatts talked about his goal of reforming the culture of NC State basketball. He spoke about wanting to adopt a hard-working culture for our program and brushed on the importance of gearing up his players for living successful lives after their time in college.

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Race-Based Politics are Back in Vogue

Two years after the disastrous 2016 elections, America at-large is still reeling from the effects of that election. The far-right, prejudiced politics have eschewed in a familiar type of politicking across the country. It is the politics of overt racism that we have not quite seen since the 1960s.

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