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Racist, homophobic “phases” should not be normalized

    Racist, homophobic “phases” should not be normalized

A common and recurring theme now is the normalization of past racist and/or homophobic actions. This statement sounds almost ridiculous considering the political and social climate we are currently living

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Juneteenth is being failed by the state it originated in

    Juneteenth is being failed by the state it originated in

On June 17, President Joe Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth a federal holiday. On the surface, this is a no-brainer meant to highlight the progress we’ve made as a nation.

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Remembering George Floyd’s death 1 year later

    Remembering George Floyd’s death 1 year later

As a child, I was taught about the African American trailblazers who made it possible for me to play sports, go to school and enjoy freedoms similar to my non-Black

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There is a double standard for women performers

    There is a double standard for women performers

We live in a society where sex-positive performances by women are only a problem if they feature women of color. A white woman can freely express her sexuality on stage

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‘The Bachelor’ and its history with racism do not deserve another apology

    ‘The Bachelor’ and its history with racism do not deserve another apology

Reality television sometimes could not be further away from reality. It can be shallow and deceiving, but for some, a

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Texas Winter Storm Uri exposed environmental racism

    Texas Winter Storm Uri exposed environmental racism

FWinter Storm Uri devastated Texas, leaving four million people freezing in their homes without electricity or access to clean water.

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‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ croaks on bad notes

    ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ croaks on bad notes

In the 1940s, singer Billie Holiday (Andra Day) is targeted by Harry Anslinger (Garrett Hedlund), the head of the Federal

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Aunt Jemima’s rebrand to Pearl Milling Company is a step in the right direction

    Aunt Jemima’s rebrand to Pearl Milling Company is a step in the right direction

In June of 2020, Quaker Oats announced that they were retiring the popular pancake syrup brand Aunt Jemima and that

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Professor sues university, coworkers, students amidst accusations of racism

    Professor sues university, coworkers, students amidst accusations of racism

College of Music Professor Timothy Jackson filed a lawsuit on Jan. 14 against the university, as well as 18 individual

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Denton is more racist than you think it is

    Denton is more racist than you think it is

Throughout my time living in Denton, I couldn’t help but notice occurrences every few months that made me question where

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