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Close Up: Clarence Spigner

Black Lives Matter, hashtag activism, the Oscars, Babel and the legacy of Henrietta Lacks. We talk about all this and more in a new Q&A with Clarence Spigner. Raised in poverty and segregation in South Carolina, Spigner, a Vietnam veteran and three-time U.C. Berkeley alum, draws on real life experiences and popular culture to connect with students in unique courses on race and health.

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