Shaun King Delivers Hard Truths and a Call to Action

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Feb. 20th, PPCC hosted activist and journalist Shaun King at the Centennial Campus for Black History Month. King primarily focuses his writing and activism on police brutality and mass incarceration of people of color, but his speech covered a wide range of topics from the Donald Trump presidency, …
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For Black History Month, A Cache of Remarkable Books

All month long PPCC’s celebrating the astonishing accomplishments of African-Americans who have lived extraordinary lives and done extraordinary things. For Black History Month, The Paper has put together a list of must-read literature honoring the Black Experience in this country. This list is by no means comprehensive, but we’ve included our favorite time-honored classics stretching …
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Music Review: Joyner Lucas Raps the Truth

By Josh Cowden, reporter Joyner Lucas, a rising hip-hop artist from Baltimore, Maryland, ruffled some feathers last week with his powerful new video called I’m Not Racist, which begins with Lucas rapping from the perspective of a blue collar white man sporting a “Make America Great Again” hat. He begins his verse saying Screamin’ “Black Lives …
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