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Two groups marched through Downtown Tuesday evening.

Derek Chauvin found guilty, San Diego streets alive with marchers

by Katelynn Robinson and Brenden Tuccinardi // April 21, 2021

The streets of San Diego were filled with music, honking, and the noise of celebration today. The nation breathed a collective sigh of relief.  On...

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Counseling and Psychological Services offers a variety of support for students dealing with mental health struggles.

Column: Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Black community

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor // February 15, 2021

During the past several years, the modern Black community has gone through an unbelievable amount of trauma and upset, but the peak of this was seen during...

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Black Lives Matter co-founder hosts Q&A for SDSU students

Black Lives Matter co-founder hosts Q&A for SDSU students

by Jeanette Giovanniello, Staff Writer // August 30, 2020

Black Lives Matter co-founder, Patrisse Cullors spoke to San Diego State students about Black Lives Matter through a virtual Q&A on August 23. The...

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Opinion: The NFLs decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

Opinion: The NFL’s decision to sing the Black national anthem during opening week seems performative

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // August 13, 2020

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in July that fans can expect to hear "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing”, traditionally known as the Black national...

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Black transgender lives are the backbone of the queer community and still continue to experience discrimination in the United States

Black transgender lives are the backbone of the queer community and still continue to experience discrimination in the United States

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // June 30, 2020

Black transgender lives matter.  This Pride Month, it would be inappropriate to celebrate or educate ourselves about the LGBTQ+ community without recognizing...

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Ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement without attending protests

Ways to support the Black Lives Matter movement without attending protests

by Roxana Becerril, Marketing/PR Director // June 30, 2020

On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man accused of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill, took his final breath while handcuffed and pinned...

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SDSU alumni Rachel Hanson (second to left) and Tory Brown (second to right) pose with their fellow dance instructors during the Black Lives Matter Master Class fundraiser on June 13.

Former SDSU dancer hosts virtual dance fundraiser to support Black Lives Matter

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // June 21, 2020

In moments of hardship and despair, people tend to turn to things they are most passionate about. For dancers, being able to dance is a way to escape reality...

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SDSU students respond to Black Minds Matter course

SDSU students respond to Black Minds Matter course

September 29, 2017

San Diego State will be offering a new graduate course called Black Minds Matter starting in October 2017. The course will connect themes from the...

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