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Judith Brown Clarke is Stony Brook Universitys chief diversity officer. Clarke came into the position on Feb. 17. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Judith Brown Clarke hurdles her way into chief diversity officer at SBU

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Judith Brown Clarke believes that her role as chief diversity officer is about making people feel that they belong.
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The Trump administration’s travel ban chooses Africans as their next target

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
[Trump's] ill-conceived notions about these countries is reflected in racist policies like the travel ban. The way he refers to them also demonstrates the little amount of respect he has for countries that may not be as developed as America.
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The Waves movie official  poster. The movie premiered on Nov. 15, 2019 and was screened at Stony Brook University during Black History Month. ThePUBLIC DOMAIN

“Waves” starts off dizzy and leaves viewers in a trance

Rabia Gursoy February 23, 2020
“Waves” is uncomfortable with its wild range of emotions and its way of showing us modern psychological terrors through the main characters’ perspectives.
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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

House of SHADE president reflects on his intersectionality and root of confidence

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Carine Green grew up looking at the struggles that come with his different identities — black and queer — separately. When he walked into a House of SHADE meeting, “an organization that aims to provide educational outreach and information to the black and queer community” according to SB Engaged, everything changed.
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