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San Jose residents highlight police brutality in the Bay Area as they celebrate Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | April 29, 2021
When former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floyd on April 23, residents gathered in downtown San Jose to draw attention to police brutality in the Bay Area.
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Town hall proposes restorative justice to heal present and past anti-Asian racism

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | April 19, 2021
Anti-Asian racism did not begin during the pandemic, said researcher Richard Lim in an online town hall on April 17, hosted by the inclusive housing organization Cupertino for All.
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“Who Killed Vincent Chin?” mirrors recent anti-Asian violence

Crystal Flores, Reporter | February 24, 2021
San Jose State University and De Anza College screened the documentary “Who Killed Vincent Chin,” about a Chinese American man murdered by two White men, on Feb. 11 for the “Not Your Model Minority” series.
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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,...

Banned books are the best books

Banned books are the best books

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter | May 6, 2019

Banned books are some of the best books because they provide readers with controversial and complex themes while pushing conversations that society calls taboo. For decades, outraged parents attempted...

Religious message offends

Steven Hall, Web Editor | January 16, 2015

The main quad came alive with the sound of loud voices and people yelling in the early afternoon as De Anza College was visited by street preachers from Cry to God Ministries on Jan. 8. “I actually...

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