Washington Square News

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Washington Square News

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Protect Black Girls Before It’s Too Late

Protect Black Girls Before It’s Too Late

Black girls and women are failed every day that society continues to neglect and ignore them.
Nov 25, 2019

Samaya Dillard was a seven-year-old black girl from Sacramento. In December of 2013, Dillard’s second-grade teacher dragged her by her chair outside into the cold and made her...

Pursue Your Dreams, Not Your Parents’

Pursue Your Dreams, Not Your Parents’

I couldn’t go through four years of college pretending to feel passionate about my parents’ wishes for me.
Nov 11, 2019

Before college, I lived to make my parents happy. I allowed them to draw the outline of my professional future and it was my job to color it in. And when the picture drawn didn’t...

NYU’s Lack of Consideration for Black Students

NYU’s Lack of Consideration for Black Students

NYU only caters to a majority of its students, making minorities feel excluded.
Oct 14, 2019

I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to attend a school as prestigious as NYU. I’ve received a lot of praise from friends back home and job opportunities in my field of...