Tag: civil rights

A Tale of Two Solidarities

What Black-Palestinian solidarity can teach us about equality BY: NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER In this politically polarized American atmosphere, discussions about Palestinian-Israeli relations and black equality in the U.S. remain a controversial topic.  On Nov. 7, Greg Burris, author and…

Looking Back on Fifty Years of Civil Rights

Fenwick’s “Before and Beyond 1968” exhibit explores three civil rights movements’ BY D’ANDREA BRADY, STAFF WRITER Fenwick Library is hosting the exhibit “Before and Beyond 1968: Three Civil Rights Movements in America.”  The exhibit shows unique and outstanding photographs, artifacts,…

Civil Rights figure Jesse Jackson speaks at Mason

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer A notable Civil Rights figure, Reverend Jesse Jackson, spoke to George Mason students in the Harris Theater on Friday, Sept. 15. The event was hosted by Mason’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME)….