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Editorial: It’s too late to fix the Women’s March

The Womens’ March has faced criticism for relying too heavily on female genitalia to demand equality.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 12, 2020

The movement that was born from Trump’s inauguration needs to include and speak for people who aren’t white, and who aren’t cisgender — in order to do so, the Women’s March must rebranded.

Creating an intersectional conversation around mental health

SGB president Zechariah Brown speaks at Monday evening’s “Mental Health and Intersectionality: A Roundtable Discussion.”

By Madison Brewer, For The Pitt News

October 15, 2019

In an effort to make the conversation around mental illness more inclusive, a group of about 20 met Monday night to discuss mental health and intersectionality.

Panelists discuss intersectionality in sexual assault

Krithika Pennathur, founder of Pitt Unmuted, speaks about sexual assault in marginalized communities at Monday night’s Intersectionality of Sexual Violence: How the Issue Impacts Marginalized Populations panel. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Students gathered Monday night to listen as six panelists discussed how intersectionality plays a role in sexual assault. The panel consisted of Krithika Pennathur, president of Pitt Unmuted; Rose Barone — who prefers to go by Sawyer — executive assistant of Rainbow Alliance; Albert Tanjaya, ad...

ASA, BAS explore racial identities, histories

Jasmine Green and Albert Tanjaya discussed the difficulties both African-American and Asian-American communities face during an event Wednesday night. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

By Anandhini Narayanan | Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

When Olivia Carter asked the 20-something students gathered in a single-file line in the William Pitt Union to step back if they’d ever “endured physical or verbal abuse due to [their] race,” the majority of them moved out of line. This “line game” was part of a larger conversation about rac...

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