“Racism and our difficulty in seeing God in one another is an outflow of sin and our imperfection,” said Cullen Buie, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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…
As early as 9:30 a.m. on this morning, two signs in support of the white supremacist publication, American Renaissance, were found hanging near Stokes South.
“How can a response to something so inherently dehumanizing and emotional not be emotional too?” one student said.
“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.
“We’re not all going to be free until the most marginalized person is free: black, queer, woman, not able-bodied,” said UGBC President Akosua Achampong, MCAS ’18.
“Balancing these pressures, the administration has a moral imperative to condemn these hateful actions and not allow the issue to fester.”