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Guest Column By Penn Dems | Biden isn’t doing enough to confront systemic racism

(07/06/20 5:29pm)

Our country has had enough of leaders with false promises. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police, Americans everywhere are calling for structural change. In this moment, we must use our power as Democratic voters and young people to put pressure on Joe Biden. While many of the changes to public safety and police departments need to come from within local and state governments, America needs a national leader who will champion civil and human rights. 

Guest Column by Tamara Wurman | Candace Owens shouldn’t have been invited to Penn

(04/17/19 2:50pm)

Candace Owens, a prominent black conservative commentator and the communications director for Turning Point USA, was invited to speak at Penn earlier this week by College Republicans and The Statesman. She has risen to media attention largely because of her vocal opinions against the Black Lives Matter movement, her support for President Trump, and her recent comments about Hitler and white nationalism. 

Guest Column by Tamara Wurman | Ralph Northam broke our trust. His apology didn’t fix it.

(02/04/19 11:24pm)

I know I speak for many Democrats when I say that I was beyond disappointed when the yearbook photos of Governor Ralph Northam were released, revealing his unexpected racist past. It can be easy to only expect the worst of our opposition, so seeing damaging actions come from within our own party can be crushing.