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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

May 20, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

IC Mixed holds black history month collaborative art showcase

By | Feb 20, 2019

Some students sit at a table in the center of the Campus Center’s Klingenstein Lounge, doodling on a large sheet of paper with paint and pastels.

African vs. African American

By | Apr 20, 2017

As an immigrant from Kenya born to Somali parents, I have seen firsthand the divide between African immigrants and African-Americans.

Tangled: How women of color are brushing away hair stigmas

By , | Apr 5, 2017

“Natural hair is intimidating to them — it signifies pride,” she said. “It puts them off because it shows how we have found beauty within ourselves.”

Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ confronts white complacency

By | Mar 21, 2017

“I Am Not Your Negro” is a poignant and powerful analysis of race relations in this country that goes unmatched by any other film in recent memory.

American baseball to be a new force in World Baseball Classic

By | Mar 21, 2017

It’s important for baseball to staying ahead of other sports in terms of a global game during a Trump Presidency.

Nonfiction writer Kiese Laymon to talk racial identity at IC

By | Oct 5, 2016

The next writer in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, Kiese Laymon, is a new author that explores American racism and culture in his work.

Hi, I’m a black nonathlete

By | Apr 27, 2016

One day, one of my white teammates stated frustratingly, “It doesn’t make sense. You should be better at this.” This stopped me in my tracks.

IC MLK Scholar alumnus explains why students are protesting

By | Feb 3, 2016

Allowing students of color into the house does not mean that they have the same educational opportunities as their white peers. The students are in arms because they understand this, perhaps even more than administrators.

Debunking the myth of the “model minority”

By | Oct 1, 2015

It is these positive statistics and our rather small population that portrays Asian-Americans as the minority group with very few obstacles.

Commentary: Belief in extensive voter fraud is misguided

By | Sep 1, 2015

We are extremely confident saying widespread voter fraud is a myth and indeed retrogressive.

STEP Afrika!

By | Feb 20, 2014

A recap of the performance at Emerson Suites fusing historical and modern African-American dance.

Community groups object to jail expansion

By | Nov 6, 2013

Community groups across Tompkins County are mobilizing to question an approved $900,000 county jail expansion project, which would increase the co-ed facility by seven additional beds, allow for internal renovations and strengthen its security and control systems.