Articles by Cherise Morris

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To Those Weaving Miracles from Duct Tape, Spinning Gold from Broken Records, Conjuring Love

A Graduation Speech

Features, Sep 16 2016

by Cherise Morris

I wrote this in May, four days before my graduation from Brown University, and delivered it at the Africana Studies Department …

On Camera

Surveilling Protest

Metro, Jan 30 2015

by Cherise Morris

December 5, 2014 – “Heads up. It’s supposed to pour. So the protest may not last as long as you think.” …

Black Yankee: Past and Present in Rhode Island

Metro, Nov 14 2014

by Cherise Morris

Every time I talked with a family member or neighbor about my impending matriculation at Brown that summer, now nearly three …

Dope Beats

Groovy advocacy and marijuana regulation at the cannabis caucus

Metro, Sep 26 2014

by Cherise Morris

“Oh you mean the thing with the moon bounce?” said every friend I tried to convince to come with me to …

Gaybors on Fire

Queer sights, sounds, and spaces in the Creative Capital

Metro, Sep 19 2014

by Cherise Morris

On the morning of August 1, 2013, dozens of same-sex couples said “I do” across the state of Rhode Island. Since …

Action is Now

A History of Brown Student Activism

Metro, Nov 19 2013

by Megan Hauptman, Grace Healy, Cherise Morris & Julian Park

Students cycle through Brown in roughly four years. During their time here, student activists are cycled through study committees, working groups, …