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Insecure star Yvonne Orji uses her stage to portray the double-conscious experience

Student Entertainment Events hosted on Thursday Insecure's Yvonne Orji as part of their Hear the Turtle series. The event aimed to start conversations about diversity and decrease tensions on campus. With humor and grace, Orji discussed the importance of diversity, being a black woman immigrant in the Trump era, as well as getting her start in Hollywood.

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White Woman Leaves Racist Voicemail on UMD Professor’s Voicemail


African American studies professor Dr. Jason Nichols posted a video of a racist ranting voicemail that he received that compared black people to "jungle monkeys" and repeatedly referred to blacks using the N-word.

Nichols, an African American studies professor at the University of Maryland, recently appeared on Tucker Nelsons show on Fox news to discuss Columbus day. Nichols has often been featured on Fox to talk about subjects pertaining to race and culture. During the interview Nichols discussed the problematic nature of Columbus day.

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Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin Lecture UMD on “Good Trouble”


The lecture titled “Good Trouble” explored how Lewis and Aydin used different forms of civil disobedience, like marches, sit-ins or social movement hashtags in tweets, to change decisions that impacted them or others. The chapel’s first floor was filled to capacity with students, faculty and other Maryland residents, young and old, prepared to hear Lewis and Aydin speak.

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Sen. Chris Van Hollen Asserts that Trump “Exploited and Brought to Light” Nation’s Divide

On  Thursday, Sept. 28 Senator Chris Van Hollen spoke at the Anwar Sadat Forum on issues plaguing the nation. President Trump was the main topic of conversation in relation to the bipartisan division of social and political issues.

Dr. Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, sat down with Sen. Van Hollen to converse on very prominent issues.

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