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Stories from Charlottesville

The last 24 hours have been… whoa! I'll go backwards…. beginning with Charlottesville… a surprisingly pretty little cute town with flowers and hipsters and yoga and ice cream shops and closeted racists ☺️ #charlottesville #travel A post shared by Brittney Walker (@brittneymwalker) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:31pm PDT And …

Merging academia and activism for race relations

            In the months since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, activists and scholars have converged, condemning his violent and divisive racial rhetoric. In response to Trump’s rhetoric, leaders are working to build a resistance against an agenda that not only divides the country but also sets …

                Originally published in The New York Amsterdam News.  Pulling up to Charlottesville, Va., I expect to be heading into a frenzied chaos of protestors and Klan ralliers. Instead, I am pleasantly surprised with a welcome sign coupled with a giant metal daffodil …

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