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National Recap: Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal

National Recap: Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal

By John Turner October 27, 2020
Pope Francis appointed Wilton Gregory to the position of cardinal, making him the first Black American to receive this position.
Nia Nunn, associate professor in the Department of Education at Ithaca College and president of the Southside Community Centers Board of Directors, writes about how Southside Community Center is actively engaging in anti-racist work.

Commentary: Naming the legacy of honoring Blackness at Southside Community Center

By Nia Nunn October 14, 2020
Throughout my early years, Southside is where I learned to love Blackness, love Black people and love myself.
Rodney Reed deserves justice

Rodney Reed deserves justice

By John Turner November 13, 2019
The foundation of the U.S. prison system is racism, so the administration of the death penalty was bound to be racist as well. 
Point/Counterpoint: The N-word in educational settings

Point/Counterpoint: The N-word in educational settings

September 19, 2019

    Racial epithets have a space in the classroom Mahad Olad Paul Zwier is a law professor at Emory University. Last September, he got in trouble for uttering the word "nigger"...

IC Mixed brought artists together to express their identity through creativity. The event was one of many other Black History Month festivities at the college.

IC Mixed holds black history month collaborative art showcase

By Olivia Riggio February 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. Others wander around the room, looking at vibrant visuals...

Being perceived as a biracial liaison ignores character

By Marissa Booker, Columnist October 9, 2015
Over the past 18 years I have grown tired of being tokenized even though I know it has just begun.

Debunking the myth of the “model minority”

By Frances Johnson, Columnist October 1, 2015
It is these positive statistics and our rather small population that portrays Asian-Americans as the minority group with very few obstacles.

Video: After Dinner Mint

By Stephen Adams November 6, 2013

Video: Ithaca College kicks off Hip Hop Month

By Jaclyn Cataldi November 29, 2012
The African-Latino Society is holding events to showcase a subculture that originated in the 1970s.

Black, White and Red All Over

By Cady Lang, Staff Wrier October 7, 2012
The hottest colors of the season reflect the backlash of the neon brights of last season. Sayonara to fluorescent coral and highlighter yellow - the colors for this fall are black and white, with dashes of rich red tones. The black and white are a classic recovery from the brights that we experienced all last…
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