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Michael Brown, Sr., whose son’s killing sparked national outcry, to speak at Sac State

Michael Brown Sr., second from left, with Rev. Al Sharpton, second from right, as Attorney Benjamin Crump leads a call and response of

John Ferrannini

October 14, 2016

Michael Brown, Sr., whose son’s killing by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in 2014 sparked protests and controversy nationwide, will be speaking at Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The event is free, though people must obtain a ticket from the UNIQUE webs...

The ignorance of social media

Daniel Magalit

December 3, 2014

Recently, The Sacramento Bee posted images and a few articles on its Facebook page about protests throughout the country the night Darren Wilson was not indicted.As I read comments like, “Brown’s parents should have taught him better” and “the ‘homies’ should stop attacking whites,” I was ...

Ferguson is just the surface of a generational wound

Kevin Hendricks Jr. - @seekevrun

December 1, 2014

Not a single emotion was spared Monday evening after the news was announced that Darren Wilson, the 28-year-old Missouri police officer, would not be indicted on any charges in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.To say emotions ran high would be a gross understatement.As is the case with any hi...

Action and community take center stage at Org. Night.

Daniel Magalit

October 9, 2014

Community, unity and action were the main themes of Black Organization Night at Sacramento State on Oct. 3. and made it clear that even the smallest action could have a huge impact.Org. Night was held in the University Ballroom of the Union, with nearly 20 organizations performing and/or presenting....

Students soothe the tensions of Ferguson

Johanna Pugh

October 9, 2014

No matter the era, location or identity of the person bringing it up, talking about race can be a touchy subject.One of the first steps in addressing the issue of racism and attempting to get to a point of understanding could be through communicating with one another.“Not Just Ferguson” was an inf...