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Disney takes action for its racist movies

Disney is well known for their classic animated films such as “Peter Pan” (1953) and “Dumbo” (1941), but on Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, they are receiving backlash for some of its scenes that consist of racist and insensitive content.  Instead of removing the harmful scenes from its movies, Disney says that it’s using the new […]

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Letter to the Editor: The Young Voters of 2020

Did you know that people who belong to the age group of 18-29 have the potential to be the largest voting bloc, but actually have the lowest voter turnout? We have come a long way this year. Many young people have gotten much more involved in politics and social issues this year than ever before. […]

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A Conversation with Queens College Provost Diversity Fellows Weeks & Genao

The Knight News recently sat down with Professors Edisa Weeks and Soribel Genao, the newly selected Provost Diversity Fellows at Queens College (QC). Genao is an associate professor of Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational and Community Programs and Weeks is an associate professor of Dance in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. […]

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Remembering the “Notorious R.B.G.”, a tribute to justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“People ask me, what do you have in common with the Notorious B.I.G. (a well known rapper), and I say to them, we were both born and bred in Brooklyn, New York.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sep. 18, 2020. Ginsburg died at her home in Washington D.C. as a result of complications of […]

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Harris and Pence go head to head in latest Vice Presidential Debate

Kamala Harris, senator and Democratic nominee for vice president, took on the Republican nominee, Vice President Mike Pence, live on the debate stage on October 7th, 2020.  With viewers feeling uneasy about the upcoming election in the aftermath of the presidential debate, it’s safe to say that the vice presidential debate was certainly cordial. The […]

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