Saturday, May 21, 2022

Culture

CULTURE

'Your Black friends are tired': Mental health and civil unrest

Your Black friends are tired. Tired of explaining to closed ears, tired of seeing their movement turned to trends and tired of waking up worried for their life. It's more than speaking about your solidarity online; you need to be productive and authentic in the Black community when opportunities present themselves, Sims said.

CULTURE

Seniors, including two Black actors, left out of student-run Department of Theatre account's graduating seniors collage

“If you see something racist and you don’t say anything that’s just as bad as the racist act itself," Gooden said. "I feel like it’s important to speak up, hold yourself accountable, hold each other accountable, and then allow people the opportunity to learn from the situation, and if they don’t learn from the situation, then keep on holding them accountable. Don’t let up.”