#BlackOnCampus sheds light on the issues black students face nationwide
November 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm
After the terroristic threats allegedly made by 19-year-old Hunter Park to the University of Missouri campus, Black Twitter shared many of their lived experiences under #BlackOnCampus.
Sitting in lecture halls like #BlackOnCampus pic.twitter.com/CMBB8GJK60
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 11, 2015
Being called a "reverse racist" by many of my fellow White peers for bringing up White privilege in American society. #BlackOnCampus
— T R E Y (@treydaze_) November 11, 2015
White people complaining about a Black Culture Center when literally every other place on campus is their "culture center." #BlackOnCampus
— ashley yates (@brownblaze) November 11, 2015
"Are you sure you want to wear your hair that way"
"Is that hair style professional"
"You're so 'brave' to wear a fro"#BlackOnCampus
— Yve 🌻 (@Yvethelawyer) November 11, 2015
Terrorism being called "bullying" by professors. And being mistaken for weak when taking necessary safety precautions.
— jesholly. (@yannamo_) November 11, 2015
I don't remember any black professors at my college. Even my African studies professor was an old white man #BlackOnCampus
— Johnetta Elzie (@Nettaaaaaaaa) November 11, 2015
Gets hair pressed out.
"Why don't you wear it like that all the time?"#BlackOnCampus
— Polyandrist of the late 1900s (@LadyOfRebellion) November 11, 2015
The fact that when we had a bomb threat the student center was shut down but no one sent word to the bcc to shut down #BlackOnCampus
— JuJu Da Gamer (@JuJu_Da_Gamer) November 11, 2015
Being asked "What kind of job will you get with THAT degree?" after telling people I'm an Africana major. #BlackOnCampus
— Marco McWilliams (@FugitiveThought) November 11, 2015