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Articles by Bami Oke (8)

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Oke ’20: Words of hate, words of healing

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung (German, n.): the process of coming to terms with the past.

Oke ’20: Don’t be afraid to dream small

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Oke ’20: Don’t be afraid to dream small

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Every new year I make myself a grandiose list of resolutions to follow and every year I forget about them by the end of January. Like most other resolution-ers, I tell myself that I’m going to eat healthier, get back into the gym, smile more, etc. But then all of […]

Oke ’20: Defining blackness in college admissions

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Oke ’20: Defining blackness in college admissions

November 26, 2017 0 comments

Most of us have heard about the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

Oke ’20: Our place in Providence

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Oke ’20: Our place in Providence

November 5, 2017 0 comments

If we stop fooling ourselves and acknowledge the effect that substantive actions can have, maybe then we’ll be able to find a rightful place in Providence.

Oke ’20: Tired of hashtag activism? #MeToo

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Oke ’20: Tired of hashtag activism? #MeToo

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Things I use Twitter for: political rants, news updates, funny videos, wholesome memes.

Oke ’20: DeVos’ title IX policy is an affront to justice

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Oke ’20: DeVos’ title IX policy is an affront to justice

October 9, 2017 0 comments

Last month, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the Obama administration’s “Dear Colleague” letter.

Oke ’20: No justice, no peace — reflections on protest culture at Brown

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Oke ’20: No justice, no peace — reflections on protest culture at Brown

September 12, 2017 0 comments

An immutable fact of life is that people talk.

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Oke ’20: Why isn’t Providence learning from its troubled history with lead?

April 19, 2017 0 comments

It’s hard to imagine that just two miles away from the lavish neighborhoods of College Hill, the threat of lead exposure is about to skyrocket.