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Guest Column: Race, personified

Guest Column: Race, personified

India Hackle, Contributor February 6, 2019

We were 13 and he had a childlike curiosity about my Blackness. He’d trace my skin and was certain it felt different, not wrong, just different. Yet, I had a cowardly liking for his Whiteness, a liking...

Viewers watch as Kearston Hawkins-Johnson performs There is no father by Madison Pullins in the documentary. This poem represents a breaking point for Margaret Garner.

Documentary examines race in America then and now

'Mourning the Creation of Racial Categories' delves deep into tragedy
Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor October 30, 2018
A slave escapes from Northern Kentucky across the Ohio River. After being caught by U.S. Marshals, she kills her children, for she knows death is the only thing better than going back into a world where they must endure racial categories.
Newton in Shrek performing Big Bright Beautiful World. Newton performed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Natalie Hamren, News Editor October 4, 2018

When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull...

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mourning the creation of racial categories