Most kids, when they get the option to choose a historical figure for a history project, choose people like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X or Barack Obama.
On Tuesday, video was released of University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon talking to police about the 2014 assault that was captured on video and appears to show Mixon punching a female student in the face.
I experienced many firsts when I left home for college. First car, first full-time job, first time being racially profiled and first time being called n—ger. Life comes at you fast if you’re black at a predominantly white institution.