Apollo Night performances sparks controversy

By Loan Le On Saturday night, more than 30 students stopped a university-sponsored talent show to let a classmate read her poem, which they believe the Office of Residence Life had tried to censor. Apollo Night, co-sponsored by Fairfield United, Office of Residence Life and Office of Student Diversity, started four years ago at Fairfield. The concept was inspired by the Apollo Theater in Harlem, N.Y., which was known for giving a platform for talented minority artists during an oppressive time period. “Censorship is chickenshit. ‘Nuf said.” Read the entire article here: http://fairfieldmirror.com/2014/03/05/apollo-night-performance-sparks-controversy/

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