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Editorial—Racism against Asians and people of Asian descent: we must stop the hate

North Wind Staff March 17, 2021

Eight people were killed in a shooting on Tuesday, March 16 in two spas in Atlanta. Six of the victims were Asian women, sparking widespread concern about the frequency of hate crimes directed towards...

How identity shaped Civil Rights

Lee McClelland January 31, 2013

W.E.B. Du Bois asked in his 1897 essay “The Conservation of Races” a question that would split African American communities from then on: “What, after all, am I? Am I an American or am I a Negro?...

Republicans champion civil rights legislation

Justin Bis January 24, 2013

This week we honor the legacy of a great civil rights activist—Martin Luther King Jr. While America has often fallen short of the dream—of Dr. King’s dream—our country has certainly made better...

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