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Jul 29, 2020, 5:20 AM
American selfishness and ignorance are killing us
Austin writes: "Of course, it is in our nation's chromosomes to rebel. The problem is that we are rebelling for no useful purpose." There have been numerous episodes of people refusing to wear a mask, even going so far as...
Jul 23, 2020, 1:46 AM
Donald Trump’s White evangelical love affair
Dennis Austin writes: "How could these self-serving Christians logically interpret his manipulative, racist, egomaniac, xenophobic behavior as Christ-like?" Americans have suffered under the influence of White, conservative evangelical preachers. They are Jerry Falwell, John Hagee, and the clown cavalcade of...
Dec 30, 2014, 9:49 PM
Race relations and 2015
It's that time of the year again. Christmas gifts have been unwrapped and enjoyed, the aura of thanksgiving has been celebrated, Chanukah and it's 8 days of joy have come and gone, Kwanza is underway and tomorrow is New...
Oct 26, 2014, 6:22 PM
Usually when writing an article I choose what topic I want to write about, undergo extensive research and go through several re-writes. But this time I chose to do something different. Instead of going down the traditional route of...
Sep 26, 2014, 9:14 AM
Israel, African Asylum seekers and a moral conundrum
Earlier this year in January, more than 30,000 African migrants filled the streets of Tel-Aviv, demanding the Israeli government grant them refugee status and end the policy of detention without trial. According to statistics, more than 60,000 migrants have...
May 11, 2014, 6:13 PM
These silly keyboard warriors
You've seen it by now. The countless retweets, Facebook shares and photos showing people holding signs reading #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS. Regular Joes, celebrities and even the First Lady of the United States have participated in another social media justice campaign, this time...
Mar 19, 2014, 3:07 PM
The threat to freedom of speech
The suspension of a pro-Palestinian student group violates their freedom of speech and impoverishes the discourse
Mar 3, 2014, 11:38 PM
The Nation of Islam’s Greatest Hits Vol. 1, Issue Number One: Keane College 1993
I am commencing a new series highlighting the Nation of Islam's history of disparaging, divisive, and bigoted remarks. I, along with you the readers, will go back in time to revisit vintage Black extremism brought to you by Louis...
Feb 27, 2014, 7:17 PM
Dear Byron Muhammad
Yesterday I received an email from a man named "Brother Byron Muhammad". He is a member of the Anti-Semitic organization, The Nation of Islam. How do I know that? His last name is Muhammad. All Black muslims with membership in...
Feb 25, 2014, 6:47 PM
Michigan Democratic Representative John Conyers and Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones were present at the 2014 "Saviours Day" convention. According to the Detroit Free Press, the two politicians were seen sitting behind "Minister" Louis Farrakhan during the three...
Dennis Austin is a political science major at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and regular contributor.