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#ENDSARS: Nigerians protest police brutality

Grace Fassio, Staff Reporter November 5, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 3, a video of a Nigerian Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officer robbing and killing a young man went viral. Young Nigerians immediately took to social media to spread...

A history of student activism for racial justice on campus

Piper Olsen, Feature Reporter September 24, 2020

There has been an increased spotlight on contemporary issues of racial discrimination at Whitman, but current activists argue that we must not forget the legacy of unacknowledged work and demands of BIPOC...

Letter of support for students of color issued by staff and faculty

Alasdair Padman, News Editor March 1, 2020

In response to the hate crimes perpetrated against a Whitman student on Jan. 26 and Feb. 13, Kaitlyn G. Patia, a visiting assistant professor of rhetoric, writing and public discourse, sent a "Faculty/Staff...

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