Laverne Cox

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Free CeCe may not reach intended target: the narrow minded

CeCe McDonald walked out of St. Cloud State Penitentiary a free woman on January 13, after serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence. She will be under court supervision for the remainder of the sentence. McDonald, a transgender woman, was sent to a men’s prison. After pleading guilty to manslaughter on charges stemming from a fight outside a bar that began with her minding her own business before three White people started hollering sexual and racial slurs and one of them wound up dead, the plain fact is McDonald shouldn’t’ve been in jail at all. Continue Reading →

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St. Cloud State University holds fifth annual Power in Diversity Leadership Conference







Students from several Minnesota colleges and universities joined a few students from other states January 23-26 at St. Cloud State Universities’ Atwood Memorial Center for the fifth annual Power in Diversity Leadership Conference (PDLC). This year’s theme was Today’s Vision: Tomorrow’s Reality. Each year, several keynote speakers are invited to address various issues related to diversity. The six speakers for this year included Tou Ger Bennett Xiong, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Laverne Cox, Joshua Fredburg, Nontombi Naomi Tutu and Jeff Johnson. Continue Reading →

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