Tagged: #blacklivesmatter

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Shaun King, #BlackLivesMatter Activist, Speaks at Haverford

After Shaun King’s talk on Wednesday night, students rushed to the front of Founders Great Hall to get a souvenir of the event: a selfie with the prominent #BlackLivesMatter figure and social media genius himself. “By using social media to highlight, amplify, and discuss news of police brutality, racial discrimination, and other civil rights issues, King has become an ...
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Are You Really an Ally?

In the coming weeks, The Clerk will be publishing commentary from the Haverford community in response to the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. If you would like to contribute to this series, please email our Editor-in-Chief Hannah Cregan Zigler at hzigler@haverford.edu. Recently, Maurice Rippel wrote an open letter to White allies regarding his life ...
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Breaking My Silence: An Open Letter to White Allies of #BlackLivesMatter

In the coming weeks, The Clerk will be publishing commentary from the Haverford community in response to the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. If you would like to contribute to this series, please email our Editor-in-Chief Hannah Cregan Zigler at hzigler@haverford.edu. Dear White Allies, Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Do those names mean anything ...
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Janaya Khan Speaks at Bryn Mawr

Last Tuesday, tri-co students and members of the community packed Thomas Great Hall to hear Janaya Khan, founder of #BlackLivesMatter Toronto, speak at Bryn Mawr as part of the Black History Month Speaker Series. According to the event description, Kahn is a “black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, social-justice educator, and boxer based in To ...