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Vigil held on Staller Steps for Breonna Taylor and other victims of police violence

Sam Rowland November 14, 2020
“It’s not a fancy hashtag. It’s not a publicity stunt. This is not a call for attention,” Figeroux said. “This is a call for action, justice, and call for our basic rights and an end to police brutality.”
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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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Editorial: Citizens and journalists have the right to address systemic racism

The Editorial Board May 29, 2020
It is our unique right and responsibility, as journalists and Americans, to record and speak out against injustice and oppression.
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Carine Green. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

House of SHADE president reflects on his intersectionality and root of confidence

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
Carine Green grew up looking at the struggles that come with his different identities — black and queer — separately. When he walked into a House of SHADE meeting, “an organization that aims to provide educational outreach and information to the black and queer community” according to SB Engaged, everything changed.
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