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College Dems panel encourages fight for racial justice on campus

The College Democrats held their first meeting virtually via Zoom on Tuesday night.

By Paul Mlodgenski, For The Pitt News

August 26, 2020

Nearly 50 students attended the panel, which featured three guest speakers to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement in the Greater Pittsburgh area..

‘I hope it’s a reckoning’: Panel encourages racial justice activism in Pittsburgh

Clyde Wilson Pickett, the new vice chancellor for diversity inclusion, made his first public appearance during a Tuesday event as part of Pitt's Diversity Forum.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

July 28, 2020

X and other community members shared their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial inequities in Pittsburgh at the panel discussion.

Self-awareness snaps unconscious biases

(Illustration by Jordan Mondell / Contributing Editor)

By Vaibhavi Patria | Columnist

January 10, 2018

Imagine you’re walking down Forbes Avenue one afternoon, and suddenly a man wearing a ski mask grabs your backpack and sprints away. You call the police immediately, and although the backpack is nowhere to be found, they’ve arrested two men who match your description of the perpetrator. You’re ta...

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