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Illustration of a fetus in an abstract background.TIM GIORLANDO/ THE STATESMAN

Roe v. Wade’s defeat continues to wreak havoc months later

Anya Marquardt and Christine Kelley August 10, 2022
#OPINION: Abortion rights in America are taking a nosedive. In the month since Roe v. Wade’s defeat, states have put abortion on the ballot. Eleven states bar even rape and incest victims from getting abortions.
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Paul Kelton, a Professor of History and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair, at the beginning of his Indigenous Epidemics lecture. The lecture was held for Native American Heritage Month. LORI SAXENA/THE STATESMAN

SBU professor discusses Native Americans perspective and experiences of examining epidemic

Lori Saxena November 23, 2021
The Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted Paul Kelton, a history professor at SBU, to discuss indigenous perspective and experiences of epidemics during his lecture, “Indigenous Experiences With Epidemics: From Smallpox to COVID,” on Nov. 17.
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Environmental racism – the deliberate poisoning of BIPOC

Amaya McDonald April 19, 2021
While pollution and other environmental issues affect people of all races, low-income communities where people of color are the majority are more heavily affected.
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The Anthropology Society offered to work with the Native American Club to get them up and running. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: A New Tribe Emerges: USB Gets a Native American Culture Club and Welcomes People from All Nationalities (2000)

October 5, 2000
Without so much as an executive board, an official advisor, or even the required number of signatures needed to make an official club, the Native American Culture Club held its first meeting last Tuesday, September 26. 
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A screenshot of the original text of the article, Dont Praise Columbus, but Observe His Birthday.

ARCHIVES: Don’t Praise Columbus, but Observe His Day (1992)

October 12, 1992
Columbus Day should be a holiday, because it is honoring the achievement of discovering America, not necessarily the atrocities committed by Columbus and his cohorts.
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