“In 2017, I thought about transitioning out of comedy, but then I started to feel a bit better and do some comedy. I wrote new jokes and they were different, and I was encouraged by a quote of Samuel Beckett’s: ‘Try Again. Fail Again. Fail Better.’”
Five Boston College faculty members commented in a panel discussion on issues concerning race and differences between classes in light of the police brutality occurrences in Ferguson, MO. and Staten Island, NY.
As a white student on campus who considers herself dedicated to social justice, I am calling out the countless other students who identify in this way and yet have remained largely silent on this issue through their absence.
Dozens of Boston College students—including many members of the Black Student Forum—marched across campus Monday night, and gathered in front of Boston College Police Department headquarters to protest the grand jury decision tonight not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.
Dozens of BC students, including many members of the Black Student Forum, marched across campus and gathered in front of BCPD headquarters to protest the grand jury decision tonight not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.
When Ferguson became a hotbed of activism following the shooting of Michael Brown, the Missouri suburb was right where Daunausia Yancey knew she needed to be.
Both the shooting in Ferguson and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge have evoked strong responses in social media. We must remember to address the important issues for their own sake, not for our own benefit.