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Glenn Hernandez – Economics

Glenn Hernandez was born in Caracas, Venezuela. When Glenn was 5 years old, he migrated to the United States with his mom and brother, to pursue a better life. He and his family overstayed their ‘visitor visa’ and were pronounced as undocumented immigrants. The status of being an undocumented child, exposed Glenn to different intersections […]

Amanda Costa – University of Miami – Psychology, Philosophy and Criminology

Amanda Costa is a University of Miami junior studying psychology, philosophy, and criminology. Her interests lie in people and society; how the human mind and societal structures operate. It was through education that she became aware of the social injustices and inequalities taking place in our society, and decided that she wanted to make a […]

Chris Daniel – Savannah State University, 2006 Graduate – English Literature major, Sociology minor

After receiving a B.A from Savannah State University, where I developed a passion for grassroots organizing, I began a career as a union organizer. As an organizer with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees I helped to organize workers and communities around the country around employment and social issues. Following my tenure […]

Corbin Spencer – Savannah State University, 2012 – Graduate Political Science

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Corbin Spencer is a 2012 graduate of Savannah State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science. Upon graduation, he moved to North Carolina and began working as a Field Organizer with Organizing for America, President Barack Obama’s grassroots organization. As an Organizer, he developed a passion for Grassroots Organizing. Corbin […]

Nissan cannot buy our dignity

Recently, Nissan donated $100,000 to the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute. Does Nissan really believe that $100,000 can suffice for the dignity, stability and reverence the civil rights era is entitled to? Perhaps Nissan needs to become more aware of the people, place and history of the state in which they are located. Conceivably, Nissan […]

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