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Professor Kenjus Watson, Class of 2007- Full Interview Part II

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Professor Kenjus Watson reflects on his experiences as a student activist at Occidental. He speaks on the campus climate in relation to diversity, mentioning both the role of students and administration.
Part II of II

Professor Arthe Anthony - Full Interview

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Professor Arthe Anthony, formerly the chair of the American Studies Department at Occidental College, speaks about her personal experiences at the college dealing with racism and how she fought back to promote diversity and equity on campus.

Professor Arthe Anthony Interview (excerpt)

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Professor Arthe Anthony discusses her experience in creating and organizing the Ad Hoc Committee, which fought for more diversity in Occidental College's faculty, in the 1980s.

Professor Kenjus Watson, Class of 2007- Full Interview Part I

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Professor Kenjus Watson reflects on his experiences as a student activist at Occidental. He speaks on the campus climate in relation to diversity, mentioning both the role of students and administration.
Part I of II

Interview with Professor Reddy - Recurring Frustrations

In this clip, Professor Movindri Reddy discusses the problems surrounding making progress on efforts of diversity and equity over the last 10 years. She points out that the administrative turmoil, and increase in students/adjunct faculty has resulted…

Professor Matsuoka Interview (excerpt)

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Professor Matsuoka shares her experience as a student in the 1980s with the cultural theme housing at Oxy and how important they were to many of the students of color on campus. She also shares the story of earning her first A on a paper on a topic…

Kenjus Watson '07 speaks on diversity and the student body

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In this excerpt (00:06:00-00:07:58 of the original) Kenjus Watson, class of 2007, speaks of his perspective on the diversity on campus when he was a student. He notes how he thought there was more socioeconomic diversity when he was a student than…

"Graduation Inspires Critical Dialogues at Oxy"- April 27, 2001, page 17, Occidental Weekly

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Student reflects on the broader discussion of race, class and power at Oxy that the issue around Mumia has brought up.

"On More Mumia"- April 20, 2001, page 15, Occidental Weekly

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An opinion's piece supporting Mumia's as graduation speaker for the class of 2001. The author, believing Mumia's presence on campus would exemplify Oxy's mission statement continues to question the schools commitment to diversity.

"Boesak and Tutu Visit Oxy"- Spring 1990, page 48, La Encina

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Two pages of the La Encina have been dedicated to Reverend Alan Boesak and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, two leaders in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Alan Boesak spoke in Thorne Hall and Desmond Tutu delivered a speak in the Greek Bowl.…