“As support for Black students and other students of color have been essential to their success, so too has support for Black faculty, staff, and administrators,” Johnson said. “Our anniversary is a testament of our commitment to not only the Heights community, but also to one another’s success.”
Tyrese Rice Is More Than Just His Historic Performance
Tyrese Rice, a four-year player on Boston College men’s basketball, is more than his 46-point game against North Carolina on March 1, 2008.
Myrtle Baptist Church Remains a Cornerstone of Newton’s Black Community Throughout Its 149-Year History
Myrtle Baptist is unique as it has a history of activism and community work, allowing it to act as a haven for those that need it.
“Not Just for Ourselves, but for Everyone”: Black History Month’s Evolution at BC
At BC, Black History Month programming has surged in the past 50 years, with new lineups of theatre performances, lectures, poetry exhibits, and more. But even now, students feel the BC community can better engage with Black History Month.
Blake Bolden’s Impact on Hockey Extends Far Beyond a Single Game
Blake Bolden’s impact in hockey extends far beyond a single game in college, as she has broken many barriers and continues to advocate for inclusion in the sport.
First and Foremost, Doxie McCoy
“Before there was authentic, there was Doxie,” Doggett said.
B.E.A.T.S Gives Students of Color a Voice Through A Cappella
Black Experience in America Through Song (B.E.A.T.S.) is not just an a cappella group but a safe space for students of color on campus.
Kaylee Arzu Depicts Black Culture and Elegance Through Portrait Photography
Kaylee Arzu, MCAS ’24, portrays Black elegance, beauty, and culture through her portrait and fashion photography.
Black Leadership Initiative Takes Afrocentric Approach to Social Work
“By participating in a program like this, it really puts into words what many social workers are already doing in the communities,” Milton said. “It is able to frame their experiences in a way that is different from traditional westernized ways.”
Frederick Rethinks Conversation Around Blackness, Historicizes BC’s Black History
“This is BC, not necessarily in the Black version, or the brown version, or the white version,” Frederick said. “It is part of the BC experience, so I wanted to raise that to, I guess, the general consciousness of the University.”