'We need to start normalizing standing up for each other': Women of color at MSU share experiences of racism
“We need to start normalizing standing up for each other,” communication junior Alondra Alvarez said. “I feel like the word ‘ally’ is used a lot but an ally ... is someone who stands up for each other no matter who's in the room. ... I'm not only going to stand up for you and your community when you're around. I'm going to stand up even when you're never around. And that's something that I feel like we all need to start doing.”
Meet the 23 candidates to fill the two vacant positions left vacant after Ruth Beier and Mark Meadows resigned from the East Lansing City Council.