5C Black student organizations continue uplifting student experiences

Looking back on their journeys leading 5C Black student organizations, Paris Primm PZ ’22 and Sydney Catherine Jackson SC ’23 affirm the need for more institutional support.

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‘Passing’ film screening and Q&A deepen conversations about race, identity and desire

On Feb. 24, the Pomona College English and Media Studies Departments hosted a screening of the 2021 film “Passing,” accompanied by a discussion with Pomona English professor Cherene Sherrard-Johnson and Pomona theater and dance professor Carolyn Ratteray.

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Film files: You don’t get to hate ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ unless you love it

Though its exploration of gentrification can be shallow, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is a heartfealt meditation on the meaning of a home, argues film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.

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Patrisse Cullors speaks on abolition, art, ‘creating new worlds’ at Pomona event

Prison abolitionist and Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation founder Patrisse Cullors spoke at an event hosted by Pomona College’s Humanities’ Studio on Oct. 21.

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Author Hanif Abdurraqib speaks on correcting the record of American music at Scripps Presents

Poet, essayist, culture writer and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib chatted about his new book, “A Little Devil in America,” inspirations, forgotten history and more at Scripps Presents.

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