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“Being black in America is a constant pain”: Meeting held to address professor’s denial of systemic racism

Professor Antonio Saravia (left) restates his argument as professor Chester Fontenot (middle) and student Genesis Cooper (right) listen.

Elizabeth Tammi, News Editor

November 1, 2019

A meeting to address statements made by economics professor Antonio Saravia during an Oct. 23 debate was held in the Medical School auditorium on Oct. 28. The debate, titled “Is Social Justice Just?,” was organized and hosted by Students for Liberty and the Center for the Study of Economics an...

Mercer Artist: Anastasia Winfield

Tiffani Alexnder
Anastasia Whitfield, freshman student, began painting at 7 years old.

Tiffani Alexander, Contributing Writer

March 17, 2016

Anastasia Winfield, a freshman art major on the pre-med track, is an artist who uses her talent to provoke conversation through addressing politically charged social justice issues. Winfield began painting when she received her first easel and paint set at age 7. “When I first started, I ...

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