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What to the Slave is the 4th of July? - CRSJ

What to the Slave is the 4th of July?

On this Fourth of July holiday, I thought it fitting to reprint a portion of this notable and timely speech by one of this nation’s greatest Civil Rights champions, Frederick Douglass. Read and contemplate, how much has changed and how little has changed. – Dr. Erin H. Moore

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Whitney Osideko: And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Natasha Parker: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Juneteenth – In Honor of our Ancestors

What does freedom really mean in a country that will do anything to ensure that some never experience it?

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Mikeal Barnes ll: White Rage by Carol Anderson

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Aydia Cobb: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Zaid Steele: Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Another Senseless Shooting, Part 2

Like many of you, I cannot begin to imagine the horror and pain of the parents and families of the children who were slaughtered in …

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Shaw U Day of Giving

               I am so delighted to be a part of the Shaw University family.  In the last several months since I have joined Shaw University, …

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“We Won’t Be Banned” Official Video Campaign

Today, May 25, 2022, marks two years since George Floyd’s life was taken by the hands of police. While in our modern times police killings …

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Shaw University Remembers George Floyd

It’s hard to believe that it has been two years since George Floyd tragically passed away at the hands of law enforcement in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In that time, so much has changed and yet, so much has remained the same.

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Another Senseless Shooting

For years, I’ve heard faint rumblings of an impending race war.  What a ludicrous idea, I thought.  Black people certainly weren’t interested in a race …

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