Jonathan Jacob Moore
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Jonathan Jacob Moore is a writer, spoken word artist, and student-activist, born and raised by an African-American father and Mexican-American mother in Detroit. Jonathan is currently studying American Studies at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He encourages dialogue, be it personal or public, and hopes you'll reach out to him.

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Les Israéliens veulent-ils se venger... ou faire la paix?

(3) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:42 PM

Le 30 juin, les corps de Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah et Naftali Fraenkel, trois adolescents israéliens kidnappés, ont été retrouvés en Cisjordanie. Depuis, Israël a multiplié les mesures de rétorsions contre les Palestiniens. Tout le pays, autrefois en deuil, semble sombrer dans la colère et la vengeance.


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'The Israeli People Demand Revenge' ... or Peace?

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 9:59 AM

Photo courtesy of Eliran Levy

On June 30, the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens, Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel were found in the West Bank. Since then, Israel has ramped up its aggression against Palestinians. Across Israel,...

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After the Earthquake: Cholera in Haiti and How You Can Help

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 10:49 AM

What is the worst food poisoning you have ever had?

"I remember waking up drenched in sweat with an intense stabbing pain in my abdomen. I could hear my intestines gurgling and my heart began to palpitate as I stumbled my way to the restroom. The cramps felt like...
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Race in a Race

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 5:34 PM

When I host two prospective students today for Jumbo Days (an overnight experience on campus for admitted students) I will try my best to be honest with them about what my Tufts experience has been up until now and what they're getting themselves into. Whenever I use that phrase, "getting...

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Intersections & Interceptions: Michael Sam, President Obama and Masculinity

(1) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 11:04 AM

I never played football in high school... or ever. But, this doesn't mean that when University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced last week that he was gay, 2 weeks before the NFL draft, I didn't pause and think. I did. And over the past few days I've been...

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Why Everything Actually Is About Race

(9) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 2:35 PM

As Valentine's Day will soon come flying around the corner in a few days, I wish I could tell you that this week I want to talk about being a hopeless romantic in a social media world, or something snuggly and soft like reflections on broken hearts and how there...

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Getting Real About Race on Campus

(4) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 10:58 AM

Two days before the dorms officially closed and after the majority of students had returned to their natural habitats, it was just before midnight and I was still on campus. With my first semester at Tufts winding down, it was a perfect college cliché that what happened that night would...

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Bringing Down the Open House: Tips for a Successful Graduation Party

(4) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 9:43 AM

One of the most exciting experiences for high school graduates is hosting a graduation party or open house to celebrate their success and forward journey into adulthood. While these festive bashes are tons of fun, few understand how much hard work must go into proper planning to insure an enjoyable...

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Confessions of a Social Media Maniac

(2) Comments | Posted February 23, 2013 | 3:59 PM

Sometimes, I find myself on my Facebook page editing photos of me as if the album of my profile pictures is my portfolio of life experiences, preparing to be examined by judges. I have to make sure that in each photo, not only do I give off a sense of...

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