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Black Yale grad student records police interrogation for napping in a common dormitory room

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A Black graduate student fell asleep in the common area of her dormitory. She awoke to a racially charged encounter, but invoked a promise she made to herself after seeing what happened to motorist Sandra Bland years before in a Texas traffic stop.

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Years-long campaign victorious in removal of Central Park statue of slave owning scientist

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New York City’s Design Commission approved the removal of the statue of James Marion Sims located in Central Park

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Black men awaiting business meeting at Starbucks arrested for trespassing

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Protests and talks of boycotts ensue as Starbucks offers an apology while investigating incident

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Republican senator comes under fire after “Swahili” reference during Facebook hearings

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John Kennedy: “I have nothing to apologize for.”

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UAlbany alumna creates website to support Black girls who are first-generation college students

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Monica N. Britton is quick to acknowledge the love and encouragement she received from her parents during her years as an undergraduate student at the University at Albany.

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Can we claim Wakanda? Race, writings, and the 2020 Census | Think Piece

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How recent publications on race can help us think through the U.S. Census changes.

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