It is interesting that many asked me if there really is a need for minority based student groups, or professional minority groups of any sort. Black students associations, and those targeted to other groups, play a role in giving a support system to students who often feel isolated and overwhelmed. This watershed of protests starting at the University of Missouri, is a reflection of many years of frustration. Hopefully this not only brings dialogue, but change nationwide with regards to how students of all races are treated on campus. Please share your thoughts on this article!
[ione_embed src=http://player.theplatform.com/p/BCY3OC/Ha5BggifMuHL/select/media/jrC87W_AshKw?form=html service=theplatform media width=612 height=467 type=iframe] In recent weeks, stories of students at the University of Missouri, Ithaca College, and Yale taking a stand against racial discrimination and racial inequality have surfaced. We’ve also learned of threats being made against students at the HBCU campuses of Bowie State University in Maryland and Howard University in Washington D.C. […]