PEOPLE ATNEWS THE HOUSE CAMPUS
Recent College guests told the men of Morehouse that social consciousness begins with them—from top entertainers and a renowned educator, to former Black Panther leaders and the vice president of the United States.
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“The value gap is the basic belief that white people matter more than everyone else. It’s embedded in the way we live our lives. They talk about recovery when our neighborhoods are devastated because they don’t value us. I knew at age 8, when we were moving from the black neighborhood to a white neighborhood, that my life was differentially valued just by the environment I was in.”
“[They said] a man has the right to chastise his woman… Women were raped—then go to court to be raped again…. After a while, we saw that we had to do more than change laws, we had to change cultural norms.” –Vice President Joe Biden, It’s On Us event, Archer Hall, Nov. 10, 2015
“I’ve heard about Morehouse College my whole life. I admire you guys for coming here and going through this program. The world is going to be a better place when you all get out. Keep doing what you are doing. Don’t let anybody stop you.” –Rapper, actor and director Ice Cube, promoting his latest movie “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” Sale Hall, March 18, 2016
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–Eddie S. Glaude Jr. ’89, the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and chair of the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University, March 4, 2016