Neither Civil Nor Right

When I think about the misnamed Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, the overwhelming feeling is one of frustration: frustration with the way it’s been presented by its supporters, frustration with the misconception so many Michiganders have about affirmative action, frustrated that it’s even on the ballot in the first place. Let me begin by saying that […]

Join the Choir

The passing of Coretta Scott King hit me harder than I thought it would. The news shocked me at first. It was one of those “wow” moments, but I was doing fairly well until I went to the commemoration event put on by Black Student Alliance at The Rock. As all the various faculty, staff, […]