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‘What I Love About Being Black’

The Collegian’s Ramuel Reyes asked students at Fresno State what they love most about being black. This project was made for The Collegian’s Black History Month coverage. Join the conversation. Comment below what you love about being black.

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The student behind ‘the signs’ of support at Fresno State

The Tuesday election result stirred major emotions on Fresno State’s campus. Students were somber, and many felt stress from the realization that Donald Trump was elected president. My initial intention was to make students feel safe and accepted during a time ...

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Rioters do disservice to real issue

Baltimore is on fire. Where there was once a justifiable protest that could help push the nation toward discussing race, instead we are forced to look at the issue of violence toward police. With a dramatically increasing number of black ...

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The killing of unarmed black men is not a series of isolated incidents

It’s become a common sight on television news that leaves many of us saying, “Not again.” The killing of unarmed black men by white police officers is something that we hear about far too often. The sad question is, would ...

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Sankofa Black Film Festival aims to promote social awareness

The second-annual Sankofa Black Film Festival at Fresno State aims to spread knowledge of various issues in the black community. The film series, presented by the Africana Studies program, began Oct. 8 with the screening of “The Great Debaters,” and ...

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Racial achievement gap should be a top priority

On Wednesday, The Collegian published a story about the substantial disparity in graduation rates between whites and people of other ethnicities. The statistics should be shocking and a call to action to anyone who knows them: only 27.1 percent of ...

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Backcountry needs tradition of diversity

Wilderness land and the backcountry teem with diversity: Flora, fauna and geographic formations show a striking array of beauty. But in one area of the outdoors, diversity is markedly absent: its visitors.

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AAIS department hosts a month of activities

On Aug. 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech that revolutionized the United States of America.

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