1033 program: The “Killology” of Warrior Cops in the 21st Century

By Tasha Poullard – TSU Herald News Editor | Opinions Contributor The “Police Are at War” Mentality It has become common place to now see images of local police wearing military helmets and masks, carrying high-powered assault rifles and riding in mine-resistant armored vehicles. For me personally, it’s both scary and unnerving when I witness officers who’re heavily armed providing normalized police services, while creating … Continue reading 1033 program: The “Killology” of Warrior Cops in the 21st Century

Gucci and the Commodification of Racism and Black Trauma

By Jasmine Adams A February 7th screenshot of Gucci selling a black sweater that pulls up over the lips has caused a fierce social backlash in America amongst it’s Black citizens. The material around the lips is red and full, closely resembling clowns and awfully close to resembling blackface. Since then, Gucci has pulled the sweater from their online store and has issued an official … Continue reading Gucci and the Commodification of Racism and Black Trauma