After Leahy’s statement condemning racism and offering prayers for George Floyd, student petitions call upon BC to better address racial injustice.
Through various mediums, including song, prayer, poetry, and public speaking, the night addressed the marginalization of people of color and minorities at large.
Last year, intercultural clubs made up 34 percent of club funding. This year, that number is down to 23 percent.
“How can a response to something so inherently dehumanizing and emotional not be emotional too?” one student said.
On Thursday night, students and faculty gathered to celebrate the start of Black History Month by eating various cuisines and playing trivia.