February Round Up: The Best of John Jay on the Internet

“A visually inventive film that expertly balances lighthearted fun (you’ve probably never laughed at the word “colonizer,” but you will here).” Jonathan W. Gray reviews Black Panther for the New Republic.

“I’m turning 27 on June 16 and the average age of my classmates is 21. Things I didn’t know at their age I’m starting to get now.” A student reflects on her experience learning to navigate college in The Nation.

Student Jailenne Cedeno pursues her dreams of becoming a rapper in a video for News 12.

Luis Barrios is featured in a piece in the Daily Telescope on New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act.

Ned Benton and Judy-Lynne Peters get national coverage for the launch of an archive that holds thousands of records of slavery in New York. Read about it in the New York Post and the Smithsonian, and listen to it on WNYC.

Ric Curtis and the Department of Anthropology is featured in this episode on the opioid epidemic on Latino USA.

Graduate student Dante Dallavalle writes on Alternet on how Hyman Minsky’s economic theories are applicable today: “The notion of class conflict is not only theoretical, but observable in investor’s fear of a meager increase in wages over the past year.”

Sheyla Delgado comments on violent crime trends for the Pacific Daily News.

Leigh Graham uses analogies from the world of disaster relief to shed light on school inequity in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

The work of Jonathan W. Gray will be featured in a new exhibit at the Society of Illustrators, reports a writer for Comics Beat.

Maria Haberfield comments in Task and Force on the case of a police officer who lost his job for declining to use force.

The vibrant life of activist and alumna Guliana Jacobs-Moses is remembered in Caribbean Life News.

After a man was found not guilty in a police shooting, Delores Jones-Brown and Eugene O’Donnell weighed in on the rare outcome for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

David Kennedy remarks on the policy views of Jeff Sessions for Five Thirty Eight.

Jon Shane spoke to the Connecticut Post about questionable work habits in the police force.

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