The Columbia Chronicle

Dania Mukahhal, a senior art + design major, and Ahmed Hamad, a 2014 alum, came together to hold a vigil with citizens and students on Feb. 11, at the Sculpture Garden, on the corner of South Wabash Avenue and 11th Street, after news of the brutal shooting that killed three Muslim students.

Responsive vigil for UNC shooting addresses Islamaphobia

February 16, 2015

In response to the three Muslim students who were shot and killed on Feb. 10 near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a vigil was held in the Sculpture Garden, on the corner of South Wabash A...

Protestors unite to stop school closings

By Stephanie Saviola

February 15, 2010

Hundreds of displeased people dressed in red gathered in front of Chicago Public Schools’ headquarters at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 to protest a recent announcement of plans to close, consolidate and phase out several public schools. The crowd was composed mostly of teachers, union workers, upset parents and a few students.Protestors said they wore red to demonstrate their anger about theproposed plans.The picketing was in respo...

Asking ‘Is racism over?’ not so profound

By Steven Schnarr

January 26, 2009

All over the news media and on the streets, people are asking the question, "Is racism over now that Obama is President?" and then responding (to themselves, it seems), "No."Here's a different question: Who is asking that question in the first place?On Jan. 19, FOX News asked, "Will the world look at black America and believe that because President Barack Obama was elected to the highest office in the land that racism no longer...

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