Annick Tabb

atabb1@binghamton.edu

21 Articles


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Rideshare companies do little to protect users from assault

When I was a kid, my mom would often propose that we walk somewhere rather than drive to get exercise and save gas. I absolutely hated this and made a promise that...


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It's impossible to glamorize plantations

Several years ago, my family and I visited Thomas Jefferson’s plantation, Monticello, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Throughout the tour, our guide shared countless tales about the life and...


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Sound-bite culture compromises the integrity of online content

On Sept. 3, rapper Lil Nas X was a guest on the HBO show “The Shop: Uninterrupted.” The show, which is a collaboration between HBO Sports and LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s...


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Separating problematic politicians from their policies doesn’t work

When Dancing with the Stars announced the cast for the show’s 28th season, many were shocked and angered to hear that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer would be joining the...


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Why are pregnant people so closely scrutinized?

Earlier this month, the Kensington Palace announced that Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, would be keeping the birth of their first child private. Unlike Prince Harry’s parents...


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Is Joe Biden really the right choice for America?

Former senator and vice president Joe Biden has been taking steps to join the 2020 presidential race. Although he has not yet formally announced his intent to run for office, there has...


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Reclaiming slurs can be empowering

From their inception, derogatory slurs have been used to terrorize and abuse the groups of people they are hurled at. Words and phrases have been created or adapted to single out a...


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Are employers doing enough to curtail workplace sexual harassment?

For far too long, victims of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace have not been guaranteed clear avenues to report the misconduct committed against them. The mainstreaming of the #MeToo movement...


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Is reaching across the aisle worthwhile?

A few days ago, an op-ed column co-written by Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser, titled “Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate?,” was circulating around my Twitter timeline. Bari Weiss...


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Defending abusers is never acceptable

Many people are taught to always assume the best in others. Utilizing this principle can be a helpful tool in establishing a sense of trust in a world that can otherwise feel...