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Columbia, Morehouse and the Morality of Resistance: Continuing Struggle, Keeping Faith and Holding the Line 

It is good and right to rebel and revolt against unfreedom and morally imperative to resist evil, injustice and oppression wherever we find it, in this country and around the world. And it is good to know our past and honor it; to engage the present and improve it; and to imagine a whole new future and forge it in the most ethical, effective and expansive ways. 

April Verrett Elected 1st Black President of SEIU

History was made on May 20 with the election of April Verrett as the first Black president of the Service Employees International Union, which represents nearly 2 million workers in health care, property service and government service.   

Persistent Threat: Two Years After Buffalo Massacre, Hate Crimes Targeting Black Community Show No Signs of Abating

In addition to Ruth Whitfield, 86, the other victims were Roberta Drury, 32; retired Buffalo police officer Aaron Salter Jr., 55; Heyward Patterson, 67; Pearl Young, 77; Geraldine Talley, 62; Celestine Chaney, 65; Black Press journalist Katherine “Kat” Massey, 72; Margus Morrison, 52; and Andre Mackniel, 53.