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A New Era in Aggressive Activism

A New Era in Aggressive Activism

By WSN Editorial Board

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protest and active resistance are powerful weapons in the arsenal of activists. The act of stirring the pot allows for a more visceral form of engagement with the society at large. However, because of the raw emotional response that this activism is meant to provoke, there can be severe consequences.

Racism taints Mississippi’s push for progress

Racism taints Mississippi’s push for progress

April 9, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Mississippi held a groundbreaking ceremony for the United States’ first state-funded civil rights museum last October. While the construction of the museum signifies a step forward in the recognition of Mississippi’s history of racial inequality, the gesture fails to erase the state’s brutal...