Tag: Trump

What Student Leaders and Students Say About Trump’s Executive Order Revoking Transgender Students Rights to Use the Bathrooms of Their Choice

On February 22, 2017, a Wednesday night, Donald Trump revoked the Obama executive order that allowed transgender students at public schools to use the bathroom based on their preferred gender identityUndergraduate Student Government President Matthew LoCastro was contacted about this hostile action. The interview was conducted by email and in Q&A style.

Oh My God, What Just Happened

By Nida Ali, December 29, 2016 On the night of the presidential election, Mariama Badjie –  black, American, and Muslim – was in the East lounge of the Hunter Brookdale Dorms in lower Manhattan, as she watched Donald Trump’s acceptance…

A Historic Campaign

Editor’s Note: This article was undergoing editing as millions of Americans were going to the polls November 8. By Ricardo Montero-Hernandez, November 10, 2016 Lesser of Two Evils This Presidential campaign has been the most brutal in American history. The…

Tell the Black Caucus: Stop Taking Private Prison Money

By Rashad Robinson, ColorOfChange.org [info@colorofchange.org] This week, Donald Trump suggested we reform our broken prison system by increasing privatization, saying ‘Private Prisons seems to work a lot better.’1 Private prison companies are responsible for some of the worst human rights abuses targeting…