- September 02, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
For many of us who are continually confronted with articles, images, conversations, and classes about pockets of social tension in the world, it’s easy to see that patterns of violence erupting from that tension often correspond with patterns of identity. Identity manifests in many ways: race, sexuality, gender, political affiliation, geographic location, religious identification, etc.
- July 24, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by Francesca Freeman, STAND's new Midwest Regional Organizer for the 2014-2015 school year. Francesca is a rising senior at the University of Chicago.
When asked what freedom meant to him, Ayoub Gamaradine Abakar, a Darfurian refugee living in a refugee camp in Chad, replied that “freedom means to me there can be peace in the country, security fully, stability between people and equality in different places.”
- July 15, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by Luke Kubacki, STAND's Campaigns Coordinator. Luke is a rising junior at Ohio University.
If there is one central idea that sums up my college experience so far, it would be this: everything is more complicated than I first thought.
“So I need to take 12 more classes from political science, African area studies, and anthropology to graduate.” Pause. “It’s more complicated than that.”