The Observer

Undoing Racism Collective Created in Wake of Ferguson

December 22, 2014

By JUSTIN REBOLLOStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 In light of the recent riots in Ferguson, Mo. and protests in New York City that passed through Columbus Circle, the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) community members established the Undoing Racism Collective, which met for the first time on Monday, Dec. 1. A...

“Everything affects everybody, because we are all human and we all live in this world,” Jodiann Hines said. (Jason Boit / The Observer)

BSA Hosts ‘Die-In’ to Protest Police Brutality

December 22, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINANews EditorPublished: December 9, 2014 On Tuesday, Dec. 9, over 100 students participated in a “Die-In” to commemorate victims of p...

A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Losing Faith in the Criminal Justice System

December 22, 2014

By GABRIELLE SAMBOYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 As of Nov. 25, the case of Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown reached a verdict before the grand jury: no indic...

Darnell L. Moore Leads Conversation About Policing in America

Darnell L. Moore Leads Conversation About Policing in America

September 27, 2014

By GUNAR OLSENStaff Writer Published: September 27, 2014 Members of the Fordham community met in the Atrium  in the Ram Cafe at Fordham College at Lincoln Ce...

Why Not Michael Brown?

September 14, 2014

  By GABRIELLE SAMBOY Staff Writer Published: September 13, 2014 This past summer, the wrongful shooting of a young African American male by a white police officer grabbed the nation’s attention. I am, of course, talking about the wrongful shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, although it’s certai...