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Ways to help Black Lives Matter from home

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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 petitions circulating the Black Lives Matter movement. By signing your name, you can help demand jus...

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

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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 not be lauded for meeting the bare minimum.  Colin Kaepernick, former 49ers quarterback, first peacefully pro...

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

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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 Senate, said she has been attending protests with her parents ever since she was a little kid, and...

Why we are still marching for justice

Black Lives Matter Rally: San Jose, Ca.

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

June 10, 2020

I was one of many veins pumping justice into the heart of our community, as I walked with Black Lives Matter protesters screaming, “We ... can’t ... breathe!” George Floyd is not the reason, but today as hundreds of people walked in solidarity, he is the cause. Floyd, who was murdered in...

Protesters participate in peaceful Black Lives Matter ‘die-in’ protest hosted by local NAACP

The crowd at a Black Lives Matter protest in front of San Jose City Hall June 6.

Keegan West and Annalise Freimarck

June 6, 2020

In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of peaceful protesters lay on the ground outside San Jose City Hall June 6 to honor the victims of police brutality, using signs painted with phrases such as “Defund the police” and “Justice for George Floyd” to shield themselves from...

California Community College Chancellor holds webinar on racism, promotes discussions of personal experiences, call to action

California Community College Chancellor holds webinar on racism, promotes discussions of personal experiences, call to action

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

June 3, 2020

The Community College Chancellor’s Office hosted a call to action webinar against structural racism this morning, where 12 community college leaders spoke in turn about their experiences with racism and how they plan to commit themselves to make changes within the community college system. The webinar ...