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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 …

                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 …

Affirmative Action on the Line

By Brittney M. Walker The Supreme Court is currently considering the the relevance and application of a Michigan law that bans affirmative action as it applies to college admissions. A college applicant sparked the debate when he was denied admissions to the University of Texas on the basis of that …

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