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10 Facts About Black History at Stony Brook

SBU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. presented Carl Heastie with a framed copy of an archived article written about him when he was a student reporter for Stony Brook’s Blackworld newspaper.
SBU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. presented Carl Heastie with a framed copy of an archived article written about him when he was a student at Stony Brook.

6. Did you know Carl Heastie ’90 is the first African American to become Speaker of the New York State Assembly? Other Seawolves in New York State government are Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner ’08 and Kimberly Jean-Pierre ’07, representing District 77 and 11 respectively.

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