The United States is more segregated today than it was 100 years ago, according to Thomas W. Mitchell, the Robert Drinan, S.J., Professor of Law at Boston College.
The key to environmental justice is keeping conversation about environmental racism alive, according to Rev. Vernon K. Walker, program director of Communities Responding to Extreme Weather.
During his tenure at Boston College, University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., has made a big deal out of living one’s life in accordance with Jesuit values. Shortly after becoming president in the fall of 1996, Leahy supported BC’s decision not to recognize the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community (LGBC) student group, saying that…
As a Boston College nursing school graduate and as a former co-news editor (’65), as well as a fervent supporter of The Heights, I am writing to express my outrage at the leniency of token “sanctions” that the BC administration has given as its response to the students identified as the perpetrators of the racist,…
Dozens of students protested on Thursday demanding racial justice after no officers with the killing of Breonna Taylor.
The FACES Council hosted a Zoom event in which BC faculty discussed institutional racism and anti-racism techniques for the classroom. Over 100 attended.
BC posted on its Instagram that it is “listening” to student anecdotes of racism on the @blackatbostoncollege Instagram page.
“If students, faculty, and the University actually wish to combat racism, we must remember the event in December and be careful not to push the issue of racism aside.”
Students and administrators discussed faculty and academic affairs at the second Student-Administrator Forum of the semester on Wednesday. The focus of the evening was the faculty hiring process.