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A Black Lives Matter protest in Stony Brook, NY on June 7. The protest is one of many around the nation that have been happening in response to police brutality and systemic racism. ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

Hundreds of locals gather in Stony Brook to protest police brutality

Alek Lewis June 15, 2020
The protesters shouted phrases like “no justice, no peace,” “don’t shoot,” “silence is violence,” “Black Lives Matter” and responded to the chant “say their name” with the names of those who have lost their lives to police brutality. 
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Official poster for Harriet starring Cynthia Erivo. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Faith, Danger and Freedom Merge in “Harriet”

Justin Mitselmakher February 28, 2020
On Friday, Feb. 21, the Staller Center for the Arts presented the acclaimed film “Harriet” to a nearly full audience. Directed by Kassi Lemmons, “Harriet” follows American heroine Harriet Tubman on her journey to freedom and her work in the Underground Railroad.
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