“Blackness Does Not Beget Violence”

Article by Autumn Carter of the Stanford Review.

SoF NOTE: This is a different type of post for the site, but its necessary. This is the Stanford Review’s Editor’s note regarding Blackfest 2011 and racial attitudes. Seeing as how I was one of the people planning Blackfest (which was an extremely successful event) this year, and seeing as how another (uninformed) journalist linked back to this site in a different article that was implying racial ties to to the event in question, I feel it necessary to post this note from their editor. Thank you Autumn.

“This is the final issue of The Review this year. The outgoing Editor-in-Chief usually uses this space to reflect on the past volume of The Review.

Until recently, I was prepared to do the same. But instead, I will be using this final editor’s note to address a recent campus event that has left me feeling personally unsettled.”

(Read the rest after the jump)


Stanford University’s Blackfest 2011 Mixtape Ft. Big Sean

Not familiar with this year’s Blackfest headliner? Now’s your chance to change that! Check out this collection of songs by G.O.O.D. Music recording artist, Big Sean! Featuring appearances by Kanye West, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown and MORE! Get familiar before the show!

And don’t forget…

Blackfest 2011

Bigger & Blacker. May 14th

Facebook Event

Tracklist + Download Link After the jump