The Mis-Education of Today’s Negro

Throughout his book, The Mis-Education of the Negro, Dr. Carter Woodson proclaims repeatedly that the American society emphasizes black inferiority in all aspects of said society.

He also argues the inequality blacks face takes place in schools and colleges and students suffer tremendously.

He also asserts that the black community isn’t given the proper tools to establish a sound footing in the business spectrum which plays a huge part in the community falling behind all others in this nation.

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Guidelines for College Registration

As the Fall semester comes to a close, amid sighs of relief, the next step for Texas Southern students is to register for the Spring 2018 semester.

TxSU students, as well as all other college students, are faced with a revolving set of decisions between every semester as to which classes to register for.

“Registering for classes can be so difficult sometimes,” said Zakiya Jackson, attending TxSU senior. “I make every effort to stay on top of my degree plan so that I don’t take classes I don’t need.”

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The Role of Femininity and the Masculine Man

In today’s American culture, men are regularly faced with a new challenge: figuring out how to define themselves beyond our outdated, gender polarized society. One incentive to this challenge is the liberation of the idea that self-care and maintenance are strictly acceptable for women. Continue reading “The Role of Femininity and the Masculine Man”

TxSU Voter Rally

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Texas Southern University students band together and marched in unison to the polls on election day to make sure their voices are heard.

The rally was held in front of the TSU Student Center where students started forming around 11:00.

Led by Student Government Association President, Justin Lee, the students made their way to St. James Episcopal Church. Continue reading “TxSU Voter Rally”

Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis

Based on this YouTube video: Tim Kaine FIU

Senator Tim Kaine connects with his audience by tying his speech to the values of faith, family, and work. Senator Kaine knows his audience at the Florida International University Arena is well over 50 percent Hispanic-American so when he walks on stage he greets the audience, first in English and then again in Spanish. This small gesture is intended to indicate to the audience that Senator Kaine is a trustworthy politician. Senator Kaine also presents himself as a friendly and approachable man by not wearing a tie and leaving his top collar button undone. His goal is to immediately portray to the audience that he, along with Secretary Clinton, are completely opposite of Donald Trump. Knowing that Americans, especially in this case the Hispanic-American community, hold the values of faith, family, and work in high regard, Senator Kaine draws from his own experiences in order to get the audience to consider him as a relatable equal. Continue reading “Senator Tim Kaine Critical Analysis”