Marquette Wire

  • April 9BREAKING: SPARK to move to online format this summer

Editorial: What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about free speech

September 20, 2016

It’s been two weeks since the 2016-'17 NFL season kicked off, and several players have decided to join San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in his decision to kneel during the national anthem. Given the current political climate and social tensions of the nation, this subtle, symbolic, thoughtful and peaceful demonstration goes beyo...

Black Panthers deeper than stereotypes

September 21, 2010

Edgewood College professor Andrew Witt said when he learned about the Black Panther Party growing up, the organization was always represented by a single item — a gun. But Witt, now a professor of 20th century African-American history, wanted to delve...