The Pioneer

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How I learned to embrace ‘Black Lives Matter’

How I learned to embrace ‘Black Lives Matter’

Sean McCarthy,
Staff Writer

July 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I used to say “All Lives Matter” and supported police when they used lethal force. I always sided with the police because I was raised to respect law enforcement. I grew up supporting the police and put them on a pedestal. When Mike Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri...

San Jose Police officer receives backlash after reinstatement

Jesse Castro,

March 2, 2016

Filed under Metro

The San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP held a community rally to announce the submission of a court challenge to Officer Phillip White’s reinstatement to the San Jose Police Department. Officer White returned to the department after a private arbitration where an independent official determined that White...

#BlackLivesMatter: More than just a hashtag

#BlackLivesMatter: More than just a hashtag

Andréa Duprée,
Copy Editor

May 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, Showcase

Whether it was a punishment, or a mundane chore, it can easily be assumed that most people with a childhood have been faced with the daunting task of cleaning a room that was so overwhelmingly messy or unorganized they did not know where to begin. Most parents would say, “Pick a corner and start there.”...

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