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Op-Ed | Pitt Anthropology grad students, alumni stand with Black Lives Matter

Protesters march down Forbes Avenue, in the shadow of the Cathedral of Learning, at a Saturday protest.

By Courtney Besaw, Anika Jugovic Spajic, Alexa Kellogg and Ognjen Kojanic

June 23, 2020

The settler-colonial history of this country that continues to shape racial hierarchies must be confronted critically in order to create a truly equitable society. We cannot and will not stay silent.

Opinion | Don’t leave the riots out of the Stonewall narrative

Opinion | Don’t leave the riots out of the Stonewall narrative

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

June 23, 2020

While there’s a case to be made for celebrating Pride with rainbow flags and twerking drag queens, it’s imperative to also honor the whole truth of the Stonewall Riots and accurately contextualize this movement.

‘The time is now’: Faculty and students discuss race, community at Juneteenth panel

Dana Thompson Dorsey and Sherdina Harper moderated the Juneteenth panel featuring Pitt students, staff and alumni.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

June 21, 2020

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Equipoise hosted Friday afternoon’s "Juneteenth: A Prelude to True Social Justice and Equity at Pitt" panel.

Editorial | Black Lives Matter: Now is the time to lift up black voices

Protestors hold up a tapestry with a painted image of George Floyd during a protest Downtown.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 2, 2020

It’s our job to elevate voices who understand and are affected by a given issue the most. Right now, that means using our platform to elevate black voices.

Op-ed | Racial Justice: Get Connected, Get Committed

Protestors march in East Liberty in response to the death of George Floyd.

By James Huguley, Interim Director of the Center on Race and Social Problems

June 2, 2020

To many, this latest flurry of death feels unprecedented. Except it’s not. It’s absolutely not.

Gallery: Black Lives Matter Protest

Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

By Stephen Caruso | Contributing Editor

July 12, 2016

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