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Madison Epstein

Op-ed

We Need to Make Ourselves Uncomfortable

American culture today revolves around criticism of the entire political and social spectrum. Almost everyone is criticizing, and if you aren’t, then, well, you’re probably the one being criticized. A lot of people believe that others need to stop making such a fuss over our government, other people and how our society works. I’ll be honest, it does sound pretty intriguing; just accepting things the way that they are and not constantly tiring ourselves out

Politics

Fred Hampton Was Murdered on This Day in 1969. Here’s How His Life (And Death) Affects Us Today

On this day in 1969, Fred Hampton, Mark Clark and other members of the Black Panther Party were murdered during a raid of the Chicago Police Department and the FBI. This raid was organized by the Cook County State’s Attorney Edward Hanrahan. The Black Panther Party (BPP) had been under heavy surveillance by these departments as an attempt to neutralize the party, and they had faced multiple harassment campaigns. At this point, many members of

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