The Buchtelite

Black Male Summit

The audience gave Michael Dyson a standing ovation at the conclusion of his speech about the stereotyping of black males.

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 13, 2015

UA hosted the eighth annual Black Male Summit last weekend, which sought to “improve and increase retention and graduation of African-American males in higher education,” according to the Summit’s webpage. This year’s event focused on the influences of media, culture and sports on black males’...

I’m not racist, I just have questions

By Tyler Coventry, Student Writer

April 8, 2015

8Whenever somebody says “I’m not racist” it’s safe to assume that whoever is speaking is racist. I hope I am an exception to the rule. It’s a sensitive subject; something I’ve learned to handle with more tact. I’m not racist, I just have questions. A large portion of the people who live...

A response to critics of the Trayvon Martin case

April 19, 2012

Written by: Richard M. Thompson In Bradley Brincka’s article “A call for all of the facts” on April 12, he states that there is no evidence that the shooting of Trayvon Martin was racially motivated and also denies that America and the black community in particular are not the victims of wides...

A call for justice

April 2, 2012

Written by: Starr Davis I am Trayvon Martin, are you? A 17-year-old African-American high school student named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed Feb. 26 by gunman George Zimmerman. Students at The University of Akron are reacting. Most are posting Facebook pictures wearing hoodies, symbolizing ...