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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA). Source: Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Protesters are only a “mob” when people of color are involved

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | April 30, 2021
America has a double standard for violence, giving White people the benefit of the doubt and labelling people of color “thugs,” “looters,” or even “terrorists.”
Black Lives Matter protesters fill the streets of Santana Row in San Jose to demand justice for the death of former San Jose State University student Gregory Johnson.

Black Lives Matter supporters fill Santana Row, demand justice for Gregory Johnson

Manveen Kaur Anand, Reporter | October 7, 2020
The chants of “Being Black is not a crime!”, “F--- your privilege” and “Black power!” filled the streets of Santana Row in San Jose on Oct. 2, at a Black Lives Matter protest over the death of former San Jose State University student Gregory Johnson.
Timeline of the Umoja program at De Anza

Umoja faculty, students unsupported, unheard by De Anza College administration

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn | August 20, 2020

De Anza College faculty members and students claim they have felt no support for the Umoja program from upper administration, leaving Black students isolated and not invested in. The program, formerly...

Phillip Whites twitter statements against the Black Lives Matter movement in December 2014

SJPD officer who made anti-BLM remarks, won’t be back at De Anza College

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn | July 21, 2020

Phillip White, a San Jose police officer who got in trouble for sending antagonistic anti-Black Lives Matter tweets in 2014, has been back at De Anza College to help with the basketball team since that...

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Ways to help Black Lives Matter from home

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter | June 23, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic is leaving people with unsure ways to help, here is a guide to provide ways to help the Black Lives Matter movement, virtually.  1. Sign petitions  There are a number of...

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The NFL apology for its handling of Kaepernick’s peaceful protests, far too little too late

Keegan West, Reporter | June 23, 2020

It took nearly three and a half years, the highly publicized murder of George Floyd and a public plea from players for the National Football League to formally acknowledge that they were wrong, they should...

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What lies beneath the Black Lives Matter endorsement

Ashonti Ford, Reporter | June 19, 2020

Big American brands are getting in formation to support the Black Lives Matter movement.  Even Roger Goodell, the National Football League commissioner said, "We, the National Football League, condemn...

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Mom, Dad, let’s talk about race

Leticia Samame, Reporter | June 16, 2020

As uncomfortable as they can be, conversations about race between you and your loved ones can spark eye-opening realizations on matters that impact your way of living. In light of the Black Lives Movement,...

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De Anza College students show support for Black Lives Matter movement, attend local protests

Keegan West, Reporter | June 16, 2020

Despite the risk of contracting COVID-19, De Anza College students have masked up to join marches, protests and rallies in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Maya Burns, vice president of DASB...

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La Voz will not stand with the college’s status quo

La Voz Editorial Board | June 12, 2020

As journalists, we have a responsibility to seek the truth and report it. Over the past three weeks, we have seen statements of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement from the De Anza Community...

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