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Tafari Robertson

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Texas State lacks cultural infrastructure necessary for student success

I was a freshman at Texas State University when protests broke out in Ferguson, MO over the murder of Michael Brown and Baltimore erupted...

The war against affirmative action is drenched in white supremacy

Just last year, the Supreme Court ruled against University of Texas reject, Abigail Fisher, when she suggested the university’s policy of affirmative action blocked...

How the West has ruined the world’s potential

There are a number of major issues many may point to as key problems plaguing the world as we know it; global warming, world...

“The Story of OJ” is financial bravado, not good advice

The latest album release from rap mogul Jay-Z, titled “4:44,” covers a wide range of topics. While a good portion of the album unpacks...

Who does Trump’s brand of social media work for?

President Donald Trump tweeted a freshly edited video clip July 2 depicting him body slamming a person with a CNN logo over their face...

Happy Birthday, Ida B Wells: How the erasure of black women...

Ida B. Wells is an American icon, journalistic pioneer and one of the most effective radical leaders of the civil rights movements of the...

Using correct pronouns is the actual least you can do 

The “bathroom bill,” is a law requiring transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals to use bathrooms corresponding with their birth sex. This piece of legislation passed...

Preparing for another summer of brutality 

Summer represents a lot of different things for people acro­ss America. For some, it may mean returning to an old job or a chance...

Freedom of speech is for white people

In the past few years it has become a growing trend for individuals who feel the need to adamantly defend their constitutional right to...