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The outside of the Capitol building. On Jan. 6, the day of Joe Bidens certification as president-elect, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

“It is a kind of mass social psychosis”: SBU professors react to invasion of the U.S. Capitol

Maya Brown and Claudia Motley January 14, 2021
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online," Robert Chase, a history professor, said. "I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
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A Black Lives Matter protest and rally that took place on Stony Brook Universitys campus. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN FILES

SBU professors debate the role of monuments in the age of Black Lives Matter

Steven Keehner November 7, 2020
Amid rising social conflict, a panel of Stony Brook experts debated the future of controversial monuments in America in “How Do We Decide? Monuments in the Era of Black Lives Matter" on Oct. 28.
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

SBU professors criticize SBU’s reliance on campus police and prison labor in op-ed

Maya Brown July 11, 2020
Stony Brook University is no stranger to forced prison labor, as the school spent around $19,974 on prison-made goods in 2019, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
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“BlacKkKlansman:” How a black man infiltrated the KKK

Shelby Green September 24, 2018
The film, “BlacKkKlansman,” is buried in the story of a Ku Klux Klan infiltration in the 1970s and is a summary of modern-day race issues and a blatant call to action.
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