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Thousands Attend ‘Silence is Still Violence’ March as Students Make Demands of BC
An immense portion of the Boston College community marched in solidarity to protest multiple racist incidents that occurred last weekend in a demonstration Friday called “Silence is Still Violence.” Starting at 12 p.m., BC students and faculty marched from McElroy Commons to Corcoran Commons, displaying signs and chanting “Black Lives Matter.” Over 1,200 people marked…
Ahead of Solidarity March, Student Leaders Discuss BC’s Response to Racist Incidents
“How can a response to something so inherently dehumanizing and emotional not be emotional too?” one student said.
Quigley Encourages Faculty to Discuss Race, Attend Solidarity March
“The defacing of several Black Lives Matter signs and a racist social media post sadly remind us that our nation’s original sin—racism—remains a grave threat in 2017,” Quigley said.
Hundreds Join ‘Walkout for Black Lives’ to Protest Racism
Helicopters hovered overhead as students led chants of “No peace, no racism at BC!” and “Black Lives Matter!”
Demonstrations Policy Clarified After Sanctions Last Semester
The updated policy contains no major changes.
Eradicate BC Racism Faces Potential Sanctions From University
Over 230 students have signed a letter of solidarity in support of the students who received disciplinary summons.
After DACA Statements, Walkout Asks for Further Support of Undocumented
At the unregistered walkout held by Eradicate Boston College Racism on Thursday afternoon, students and faculty called for the University to continue its efforts to make BC a supportive campus.
Calling for ‘Concrete Action,’ Eradicate BC Racism To Hold Walkout Thursday
Eradicate originally planned the walkout before actions taken yesterday to affirm the University’s commitment to protecting undocumented students.
‘It’s About Love:’ Students, Professors Rally to Condemn Trump’s Rhetoric
Eradicate Boston College Racism held an unregistered rally on Monday evening in response to the hateful language Donald Trump used throughout his presidential campaign.