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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Bronte Cook, a freshman journalism major, writes that white allies at Ithaca College must educate themselves on issues of race.

Commentary: White allies must educate themselves

By Brontë Cook September 18, 2017
We must also become active members in community efforts working against racism.
Sophomores Shinice Ford poses with hair care products. Historically, natural black hair has been rejected by Eurocentric beauty standards.

Tangled: How women of color are brushing away hair stigmas

By Celisa Calacal and Kalia Kornegay April 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."
History documentary 13TH, directed by Ava DuVernay, explains how the United States has become the country with the highest population of incarcerated people in the world.

Review: Netflix documentary ’13TH’ spawns racial discussions

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor November 4, 2016
One of the strongest qualities about “13TH” is its reckoning with a history that has consistently sought ways to oppress black Americans.

Student activists begin film and discussion series

By Kira Maddox, Managing Editor January 27, 2015
A group of Ithaca College students known as the Collective began their week-long film and discussion series on Jan. 26.
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