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Black student organizations participate in “Die-in” demonstration on Free Speech lawn

March 19, 2015

Bodies lay strewn about on the Free Speech Lawn yesterday around noon, outlined in chalk and surrounded by messages like #blacklivesmat...

Itamar Marcus on the podium talking about the PMW (Palestinian Media Watch).
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Media analyst Itamar Marcus discusses Israeli-Palestinian relations and responds to a walk-out protest

November 12, 2014

  Monday night in the Grand Palm room, Itamar Marcus -- founder of Palestinian Media Watch, an Israel-based nongovernmental organization -- discussed his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how Israel is por...

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Dream Defenders meeting. Their agenda is to defend the lives and the dignity of the youth of Florida.

Student Leaders talk about the events surrounding Ferguson, Mo.

September 7, 2014

Eighteen-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson Saturday, Aug. 9 at noon in Ferguson, Mo. A memorial...

Race and Hate Crimes in America Forum

Jillian Melero

February 7, 2014

FAU hosts the South Florida premier of the documentary “Hate Crimes in the Heartland” Feb. 11, 5-7 p.m. with a discussion panel to follow Trayvon Martin, 17, was shot and killed while walking home in Sanford, Fla. in February 2012. Jordan Davis, 17, was shot and killed while sitting in his car, listening to music with some friends in Jackso...

Follow-Up: The Dream Defenders continue their efforts and went live on Ustream to showcase them

Stacey Pasternak

August 15, 2013

Live Stream: Dream Defenders in the Florida Capitol The Dream Defenders are quickly discovering that the dream they are bent on defending can indeed become reality. In the Dream Defenders live Ustream video at 3:00 p.m. on August 15, Dream Defenders Phillip Agnew, the executive director of the movement, starts off the special conference. People w...

FAU students protest as Dream Defenders, working towards repealing Stand Your Ground and preventing racial profiling

Stacey Pasternak

August 9, 2013

Marches commence. Slogans are pasted, printed or written onto signs and held high in the air, declaring things like “The State is Ours” and other quotes of confidence. The hashtag #TakeOverFL is tweeted from iPhones left and right. Florida’s capitol building is filled to the brim with students hailing from all corners of the state. This can be the...