All posts tagged "quintez brown"

  • U of L’s “bleeding” of black faculty reflects a bigger problem

    By Quintez Brown — Black faculty are leaving the University of Louisville in staggering numbers and nothing has been done about it. As a black student, I am worried. At a recent U of L trustees’ committee...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Be political, but don’t be partisan

    Quintez Brown — In an email sent to students Oct. 31, a week before midterm elections, vice provost for diversity and international affairs Mordean Taylor-Archer addressed the emotional impact of recent hate crimes, but also called for the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Princeton professor traces the rise of “white terror” in Anne Braden Memorial Lecture

    By Quintez Brown — Princeton University professor of African-American studies Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor tied recent racially-charged events into her presentation at the 12th annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture in Middleton Auditorium. Her Nov. 1 speech landed on the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Op ed: Race killings must stop

    By Quintez Brown — Gregory Bush walked into the Kroger in Jeffersontown Oct. 24 with one thing on his mind: kill black people. This is indisputable. It’s not up for discussion. Two people were killed at that...

    • Posted October 30, 2018
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  • Be appropriate, don’t appropriate this Halloween

    By Quintez Brown — Another year of thrills and chills calls for another reminder that CULTURES ARE NOT COSTUMES. It’s not a hard concept to grasp. You would think people would learn by now to not be...

    • Posted October 25, 2018
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  • Double standards ruin relationships

    By Quintez Brown — Recently, CONECT, a peer mentoring program for incoming students, hosted an open dialogue event discussing dating and relationships. Men and women in the room discussed many topics, including cheating and domestic abuse, but...

    • Posted October 15, 2018
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  • Students: Make your midterm votes count

    By Quintez Brown — A week ago, our nation celebrated its 6th annual National Voter Registration Day. The national holiday, celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September, aims to emphasize the importance of voting, and registering to...

    • Posted October 5, 2018
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  • Pizza isn’t racist: Why I’ll still eat Papa John’s

    By Quintez Brown — U of L made the decision to remove “Papa John’s” from the football stadium July 13. The company and brand will remain on campus and still be available for students to eat and...

    • Posted August 30, 2018
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