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Actors from How We Talk About Racism

VIDEO: City College drama students react in the moment of the Chauvin verdict

The Festival of New Plays will stream online starting April 29
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
Four San Diego City College drama students had just completed a performance of a moving one-act play about social justice entitled “How We Talk About Racism” when another student announced the verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin was about to be read.
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Breonna Taylor

City College president releases open letter to Black women, community

The message followed grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor murder
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene September 25, 2020
As protests continued in Louisville and across the country, including in San Diego, after the police involved in Breonna Taylor’s murder were not convicted, San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz shared an open letter to the community.
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Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

San Diego protests, from the perspective of former ASG president Oscar Rendon
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 4, 2020
National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.
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REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

The documentary showcases the victim of a broken social justice system
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.
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Student injured in arrest

Mike Madriaga December 3, 2016

The cement is his bed. The staircase an umbrella. The double-paned glass a mirror to check his dreadlocks when the street lights are activated, which also illuminate his handwritten Peace 101 notes. He...

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Alumnus alleges police abuse, stops traffic on C Street

Mike Madriaga November 21, 2016

San Diego police blocked a key street through City College for more than an hour around midday Nov. 16, while an African American alumnus lay on the ground accusing officers of roughly removing him from...

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