Kelly Brown Douglas connects faith to the Black Lives Matter Movement in a lecture on Tuesday and in her book ‘Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter.’
American Politics Need Empathy
I never considered myself a political person. But recently, I realized that I was wrong. I believe there have been a series of radical moments in my life that led me to this realization. As a freshman in high school, I read about and witnessed the separation and deportation of families at the United States-Mexico…
Editorial: AHANA+ Students Deserve Better
Black Lives Matter. Recent events in Xavier Hall have called into question whether Boston College is a campus that holds this belief among its core values. The vandalism and harassment that have taken place on the Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor this week are a demoralizing reminder that this campus is plagued by racial prejudice…
Point/Counterpoint: How Should Athletic Teams Promote Social Justice?
‘The Heights’ contributors Gabriel Wallen and Frank Fishman consider how college athletics should promote social justice.
Rougeau Discusses Need for Conversations on Race Through Racial Justice Forum
When protests for racial justice swept the nation this summer after the police killing of George Floyd, the Black Student Forum launched a petition urging the University to release a list of tangible steps that it would take to combat racism.
Under National Spotlights, College Athletes Are Obligated to Promote Social Justice
College athletes nowadays are revered at nearly the same level as pros. As such, they have the same obligation to advance social justice movements as professional athletes have had for decades.
Mayer: Fashion Magazines are Canceled
Fashion publications’ fates depend on their response to the Black Lives Matter protests.
Student Petitions Demand BC Do More to Act Against Racism
After Leahy’s statement condemning racism and offering prayers for George Floyd, student petitions call upon BC to better address racial injustice.
Leahy Issues Second Letter On Racism, Says Black Lives Matter
President Leahy sent a letter to the BC community stating that it is essential for everyone to “acknowledge and affirm that Black Lives Matter.”
BC Students, Jesuits Hold Black Lives Matter Demonstration
Facing outward toward Commonwealth Avenue, a crowd of protesters, including BC students and Jesuits, covered the lawn of St. Ignatius Church on Sunday afternoon.