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TJ Shaw

is a photojournalism major and a contributor for The NewsHouse.



After a number of speeches, protestors turned to face the Rochester Police Department and began directly confronting them.
Deconstructing The Divide

Rethinking Policing

Published On: April 28, 2021

At Syracuse University, a panel of local Black activists explain the need for legislative action against police brutality.

Celebration After Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on All Counts
Deconstructing The Divide

Racial Reckoning

Published On: April 25, 2021

Syracuse activists and leaders say justice prevails with Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict but the fight for police reforms must press on.

At the start of the pandemic, the city of Syracuse removed all of the rims from public basketball hoops and restricted hours of local green spaces.
Deconstructing The Divide

For the win

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With the help of simply basketball, Pass Da R.O.C.K has become integral to improving the lives of teens in the Syracuse City School District.