The miseducation of Black Lives Matter

By Isaiah Joseph   When I was a child, I remember my heart would begin to race with fear at the sight of a police officer. Cops simply intimidated me partly because of the enormous size difference between me and them yet, mainly because of the gun that sat right on their waist. My mom…

Black Mail

By Rashaad Pierre Pay attention! I was watching the news. To see what was new. Unfortunately it was a story that I already knew. And the headline READ. Just BLUES and RED. The colors of sirens. As another black person is pronounced dead. Oh I get what the news was trying to do. BLACK is…

3 Little Rebels

By Attallah A. Ali Knock. Knock. Guess who? We’re finally here and we’ve come to collect our dues. Time to open up and see how it feels to be in our shoes. This is the story of the Three Little Rebels knocking on the sandman’s door. They’re always awake, marching with their feet sore. But they…

What Do You See When I Take Off My Jersey?

This story was first printed in InfUSion Magazine. By Mariya Lewter When a UGA student-athlete steps foot onto the field, they can expect an array of cheers and support from their fellow Bulldogs in the stands. However, for black athletes at this predominantly white institution, how likely is it that they’ll receive the same support…