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Ram Reads: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

July 15, 2020

For my Black and brown friends attending predominantly white institutions, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” is for you. I didn’t know how much I needed this book until I picked it up and started reading the first chapter.

Black at Fordham screenshots, which prompted student demands for change

Students ‘Want More Concrete Actions’ to Address Racism

July 8, 2020

Fordham community demands more racial diversity from the university after an emailed response to months of protesting.

screenshot of a petition asking fordham to donate to local organizations

Students Push Back Against the Administration’s Thoughts and Prayers

June 3, 2020

After McShane’s statement regarding the death of George Floyd was released on May 30, many students found a lack of a call to action amidst his words.

DaeQuan Morrison, FCLC ’20, prefers the term “black.” (SAMUEL MCHALE/ THE OBSERVER)

Should We Say Black Or African American?

October 14, 2016

MOISES MENDEZ Contributing Writer “What’s the difference between Black and African-American?" This question fi...