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Arcata’s vice-mayor deplores racism’s role in killing

Arcata’s vice-mayor deplores racism’s role in killing

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Days after the murder of a black Humboldt State University undergraduate, Arcata Vice-Mayor Sofia Pereira issued an unsparing condemnation. “We cannot continue to ignore the systemic and cultural racism that exists in our community,” she declared at the opening of last week’s regular Arcata City Council meeting. “While

Campus Dialogue on Race offers workshops, lectures

Humboldt State HSU – Are coded racial statements – so-called “dog whistle” statements – imperiling the middle class and efforts to realize social justice? The keynote address of the Campus Dialogue on Race tackles this question and more this Thursday. Author and Professor of Law Ian F. Haney López investigates the intersections of identity, government