“The story of freedom, the story of emancipation, led to enormous death.”
In a “borderline” decision, the Elections Committee decided a video criticizing Akosua Achampong and Tt King’s campaign did not constitute negative campaigning.
In a survey, many students said that colorblindness was enough, because it leads to equality, while others said it is ignorant, dismantling people’s stories by removing a key part of their identities.
Boston College organizations give their thoughts on this years nominations and speak to the larger issue of the lack of diversity in Hollywood.
The Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center was accredited by the Anti-Defamation League in the spring to train the Bowman advocates.
“When we allow our fears and prejudices to insulate or divide us, we lose some critical part of what makes us human.”
Journalist Michele Norris discusses her book, “The Grace of Silence: A Memoir,” and her personal experience with racial oppression.
To “Eradicate Boston College Racism,” as the campus’s most recent wave of student activism has urged us to do, demands we investigate the very architecture of a BC education. This certainly extends to policy and curriculum decisions made at the top, but it does not stop there.
Safe spaces and protests demanding racial justice are the only options for students of color who have been offered no other means of effectively having their voices heard and impacting university policies.
At the “blackout,” planned by the UGBC vice president of diversity and inclusion, students and faculty spoke about their experiences with racism on campus.