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Opinion: Trump's legacy can't be brushed under the rug

Opinion: Trump’s legacy can’t be brushed under the rug

by Brenna Martinez, Contributor // March 3, 2021

After an incredibly tense year of combatting the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement reaching a new peak and ever-intensifying rhetoric...

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Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

Perspective: Different police response to Capitol Riot and Black Lives Matter protests evidence of two Americas

by Katelynn Robinson and Jadyn Brandt // February 15, 2021

History was made on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol with ease.  As America watched the news unfold that fateful morning the...

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Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

Opinion: The emotional wellbeing of Black Americans is declining because of social injustice

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // October 2, 2020

Black Americans have been plagued by racial discrimination including profiling, police brutality, voting restrictions and mass incarcerations for generations....

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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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SDSU shares Ten Point Plan to advance racial justice

SDSU shares Ten Point Plan to advance racial justice

by Jadyn Brandt, News Editor // July 15, 2020

On the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, San Diego State released a Ten Point Plan which outlines the steps the university plans to take in order to better...

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A screenshot of the Black Resource Center Director Bonnie Reddick discussing the history of Juneteenth.

Black Resource Center and Afrikan Student Union host virtual Juneteenth celebrations

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // June 22, 2020

In honor of Juneteenth, a day that signifies the end of slavery in the U.S. as the last enslaved African Americans in Texas were liberated on June 19,...

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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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Students protesting around the Starbucks at the student union holding signs about their concerns.

Opinion: D.A. Dumanis should drop the charges against Marquis Campbell

by Andrew Dyer, Opinion Editor // September 28, 2016
From slave patrols to Jim Crow, black resistance was often met with violence and death, either at the hands of or with the consent of law enforcement.
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