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Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 4, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President Donald Trump’s comments in Huntsville, Alabama encouraging coaches...

Clinton’s platform reflective of progressive, intersectional feminism

by Anthony Berteaux, Staff Columnist

September 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When Hillary Clinton spoke at a Planned Parenthood Action Fund dinner about the intersection of reproductive rights, economic inequality and systemic racism on June 10, she revealed herself to be what many of her critics fear: an intersectional feminis...

Vote for candidates because of their ideals, not their gender

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

February 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Hillary Clinton and her run for presidency ties feminists from all across the country closer together and it fills those who fought for women’s rights years ago with sentiments of victory, and to many it means the complete ...

Prejudice and racism: They differ more than you might think

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

January 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Racism describes a system built to keep a race or ethnicity away from success and evolution — a systematic disadvantage based solely on race. By that definition, minorities cannot be racist, per se, making reverse racism i...

Follow Oklahoma’s lead and take action when fraternities get out of hand

by KC Stanfield, Staff Columnist

March 27, 2015

Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion

It feels like the cycle was never-ending; a fraternity does something stupid and the university gives a slap on the wrist, and case closed. But this wasn’t the case for Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Oklahoma University. After...

Q&A: Racial Privilege

February 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Daily Aztec sat with Africana Studies Assistant Professor Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers to discuss racial privilege as it exists in society today.  Daily Aztec: What is the most interesting part of being an Africana Stud...

Racial privilege not so black and white

by Anna Waletzko, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“White racism” has recently become a  prominent topic in the United States: from white folks claiming the Obamacare tax on tanning beds is “reverse-racist,” to Arizona State University unveiling a new course entitled, “U.S. Race Theory &...

White-washed resumes pay the bills

by Emmilly Nguyen, Senior Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It may not be your profanity-riddled Facebook status or incriminating Instagram picture that’s keeping you from your dream job. It can be something as simple as your name. There is such thing as name discrimination. Depending...