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Along with the rise of social movements over the past year, social media platforms have started to replace actually works of activism.

“Slacktivism:” The issue with performative activism

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer August 31, 2021

The year 2020 was the year of resilience, as people became a part of major movements around the world. In addition to the greatest health challenge the world has seen in decades, protests and marches became...

Derek Chauvin receives a guilty verdict on murder charges, emphasizing the issues associated with police brutality.

Baker University community reflects on Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

When Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on 46-year-old George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds, the nation erupted. Floyd pleaded for air underneath Chauvin’s knee, as he repeatedly...

Black Lives Matter continues to draw national attention across the United States

Black Lives Matter continues to draw national attention across the United States

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Over the last eight months, emotions regarding police brutality and white supremacy have boiled over and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has risen back up to national prominence. As the nation witnessed...

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