Graduate Assembly discusses police accountability, policy advocacy

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At a virtual Graduate Assembly, or GA, event titled "Analysis Pending Revolution" on Saturday, the GA led panels where experts discussed police accountability and advocacy. The event came in response to instances of police brutality against the Black community.

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