In response to the protests since the death of George Floyd, local, state and national governments have started to pay attention. Activists are meeting lawmakers to discuss ways for sustainable reform.
The College held a dialogue around allyship and racial injustice on June 21 with a panel via Zoom. The discussion was moderated by the interim director of intercultural engagement and inclusion, Marvin Carter, and the panel included seven different staff and faculty members.
The most important aspect of these forms of media have a common purpose of education. This surrounds the idea of sobering up non-Black people to the harsh, brutal realities of life as a Black American.
Zane Thompson-Bradley broke down as he tried to speak. In the video call with over a hundred other participants, silence remained on every other end. “I have to risk my life just to voice my opinion,” he said between cries. And there, others wept with him.