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Articles by Bami Oke (8)

Columns, Opinions

Oke ’20: Words of hate, words of healing

February 9, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

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

Columns, Opinions

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

January 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

Columns, Opinions

Oke ’20: Defining blackness in college admissions

November 26, 2017 5 comments

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

Oke ’20: Our place in Providence

Columns, Opinions

Oke ’20: Our place in Providence

November 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

Opinions

Oke ’20: Tired of hashtag activism? #MeToo

October 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

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

Columns

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

October 9, 2017 1 comment

Last month, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the Obama administration’s “Dear Colleague” letter.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

Columns, Opinions

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

September 12, 2017 2 comments

An immutable fact of life is that people talk.

Columns, Opinions

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

April 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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.