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COLUMN: Allyship in the digital age

Digital allyship is a constant learning process, which can be achieved by being aware of the media you consume and signing petitions.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen columnist

October 19, 2020

The social justice protests over the summer brought allyship and activism to the forefront of conversations on social media. I had several questions about becoming an ally and realized it is not as simple as calling oneself an ally; the same goes for being an activist. People must show up and act...

Activist talks about impact Black people with disabilities have on music, art during virtual event

“Black disabled people have always been around,” said Leroy Moore, activist and founder of Krip-Hop Nation.

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

Black people with disabilities have been discriminated against long before the days of slavery. Slaves were sold individually, unless they had a physical restriction, like a severed arm, said Leroy Moore, activist and founder of Krip-Hop Nation, during the Access Center’s virtual Speaker Series o...

‘Photos can be a powerful truth-teller’

Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities alumna and photographer, said photography is a way to capture people’s experience in real time.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 1, 2020

For Madison Rosenbaum, photography is more than just an art to document moments. “I think photos can be a powerful truth-teller,” said WSU Tri-Cities alumna Rosenbaum. “I always believe that storytelling through my photography can help bridge in connecting and understanding someone else's lived e...

‘She’s bringing a different perspective’

Mikayla Makle grew up in Maryland but wanted to have a new experience by attending WSU.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

June 15, 2020

Mikayla Makle, Black Student Union at WSU president, became more aware of who she was as an LGBTQ+ Black woman when she started attending WSU.  Makle grew up in Maryland, where she found it hard to come out as asexual to her family. She said even though her hometown of Waldorf was more diverse, she lea...

Guide: Being an activist from home

There are several online campaigns and petitions you can sign, all of which you can do from a mobile device.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen columnist

June 15, 2020

With the current social and political climate, many people want to use their voice to make a social impact. However, with the threat of COVID-19 still present, it might be hard for some people to go outside. Here are some things you can do from your computer.  Register to vote Voting is one of the best ways...

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