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Guest Column: Race, personified

Guest Column: Race, personified

India Hackle, Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Viewpoints

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 that I ignored when around others. I concluded that being Black was the cornerstone of my existence...

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, SGA

The second NKUnity event focused on self-segregation, or the tendency of students to close themselves off to those of different racial and cultural backgrounds.

Examining stereotypes of race in the media

Seth Thomas, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

On Feb. 17, an NKU professor brought a unique perspective to a lecture and group discussion on “Exploiting Historic Black Stereotypes in Popular Culture” in the Student Union. Dr. David Childs, a professor of social studies and education, grew up around gang violence and was homeless for a ti...

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