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An image of distinguished professor and artist Howardina Pindell while displying her first exhibition at Stony Brook University in 1980. In her 41 year-tenure, the school has developed to become one of the most diverse in the nation. Tim Giorlando/THE STATESMAN

Diversity at Stony Brook University 41 years after being called a “racist school”

Mariam Guirgis February 19, 2023
In the 1980s, a Black professor at Stony Brook was the victim of a hate crime in her campus office. Forty-one years later, students and faculty members are reflecting on whether discrimination on campus has changed.
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Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, in 2011. The rapper has come under fire in the past month for spreading antisemitic comments to a large audience.  SUPER 45 MUSICA INDEPENDIENTE / FLICKR

Celebrities promoting hate speech need to be deplatformed

Julia Borghetti November 10, 2022
#OPINION: Celebrities who spread misinformation and encourage their fans to discriminate against others need to be deplatformed. 
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PHOTO COURTESY OF ISABELLA MILGAM

Antisemitic incident at Stony Brook carnival draws reactions from students, administrators

Jeremy Portnoy October 4, 2022
Antisemitic symbols and phrases were written in a public area during Stony Brook University’s “Wolfieland” carnival on Sept. 10. Student leaders say it is the latest in a series of antisemitic incidents on campus throughout the past year and a half.
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