Governing Board President Rebecca Barrett discusses the resolution before it was approved in a Governing Board Meeting held June 24.

District adopts social justice resolution

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief / @Krysshah
July 3, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board adopted a new resolution to endorse community and public safety engagements in social justice reform during a meeting Wednesday, June 24. This...

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Soda ad trivializes social justice

Adria Watson
April 7, 2017

What do you get when Kendall Jenner approaches armed police officers with a can of Pepsi during a peaceful protest? Not an officer mistaking her fizzy drink as a gun and proceeding to shoot her with...

Luke Cage a bulletproof show

‘Luke Cage’ a bulletproof show

When a tweet popped up in my feed telling everyone to watch Marvel’s Luke Cage, a show about “a bulletproof black man in a hoodie,” I was invested before I even watched the first episode. Much like...

New major set for 2017

New major set for 2017

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016

2016 is a tumultuous time. Protests against systemic racism and the construction of an oil pipeline on Native land in North Dakota are currently in the headlines, and immigration and LGBT rights are once...

Protests too spicy for white people

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
September 8, 2016

“The Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the the Ku Klux Klanner,” wrote Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham jail, “But the white moderate ... who constantly...

New Social Justice degree debated

Assorted faculty and staff herded into Library, Room L-109 for a meeting centered on a state proposal which would allow new classes for programs such as Chicano, African-American and LGBT studies to be...

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