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“We, I, you and me, we owe everything to black women… Thank any and every God you want for the resilience, determination, audacity, persistence, dedication, power, presence, willpower and the lifting up of all of us all the time because we just do so.” Founder of @blklivesmatter and SF State’s graduate student speaker @chasinggarza recites a powerful “ode to black women” during the 2017 Commencement ceremony.  #SFSU #SFSU2017 #gatorgreat #blacklivesmatter #ninasimone #blackhistory #activism #harriettubman #undergroundrailroed

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When you are a Gator, you follow in some pretty impressive claw prints. Meet just a few of our distinguished alumni who are making creativity and innovation happen across the globe.

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Mu Sochua
Politician | Activist

After studying psychology at SF State, this alum returned to her native Cambodia to fight for human rights.