27 Sep 2018

Comic books inspired famed author and civil rights leader

Most of the time, superheroes are a work of fiction. But when author Andrew Aydin saw civil rights champion John Lewis in action, he had a better idea. When Aydin

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27 Sep 2018

SF State alumni reminisce over founding first ever Black Student Union

The 1968 SF State student-led strike holds tremendous historic significance as the first — and longest — in a wave of campus-wide strikes across the nation during that era of protest.

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22 Feb 2017

Reflecting on the impact of the ’68 strike, then and now

Interactive graphic by Nicole Ortega History is packed with stories of the oppressed, taking actions against oppressors in order to gain freedom and equality, and SF State played significant roles

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18 Mar 2015

Crucial Selma activist disagrees with film accuracy

Colia Lafayette Clark, a leader in the fight to gain voter rights for African-Americans in Selma, Alabama, shared her first-hand experiences at SF State as part of a national tour to discuss

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