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In legacy of Mendez court case, UC Berkeley should promote diversity

As a Latinx person living in the United States, I believe that while it is essential to document the struggles of Latinx people and other people of color throughout history, it is equally important to shed light on success stories to emphasize that people of color are not only passive victims of circumstance, but rather proactive figures in creating their own change.
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"I Am Not Your Negro" | Velvet Film Grade: A-

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ delivers poignant, well-timed take on race in modern America

Elevating James Baldwin’s unfinished novel “Remember This House” to film, Oscar-nominated director Raoul Peck offers remarkable insight into Baldwin’s views on race, power and systemic oppression in the United States while placing the author’s thoughts into a contemporary context with his gripping documentary “I Am Not Your Negro.” Narrated by
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