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Korey Wise speaks at the Black History Month closing ceremony on Feb. 26. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Korey Wise inspires with his story during the Black History Month closing ceremony

Maya Brown and Amaya McDonald March 1, 2020
After a month of recognizing and celebrating the contributions of black Americans, the Black History Month closing ceremony was held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Sidney Gelber Auditorium.
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“Ignite The Student Leader in You,” a seven-hour diversity and inclusion conference on Saturday, Oct. 19 in the Student Activities Center. MAYA BROWM/THE STATESMAN

SBU hosts its first ever diversity and inclusion conference

Maya Brown October 21, 2019
Stony Brook University (SBU) hosted its first “Ignite The Student Leader in You,” a seven-hour diversity and inclusion conference on Saturday, Oct. 19 in the Student Activities Center.
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The official poster for When They See Us, a Netflix miniseries. The miniseries premiered May 31, 2019. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Spoiler Alert: “When They See Us” is more than just a history lesson

Maya Brown June 22, 2019
On May 31, I watched the Netflix miniseries, “When They See Us.” The show, created, written and directed by Ava DuVernay, was inspired by the true Central Park Five case and exposes the breakdown of the amoral U.S. criminal justice system during this time.
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Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Jess Stoneburner February 25, 2016
The Black History Month closing ceremony was held in the Student Activities Center Wednesday night, honoring NFL player Will Tye were and keynote speaker Yusef Salaam.
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