Rally Against Racism: Emory University
This is NOT a FORUM, but a CALL TO ACTION.
This will be an opportunity for students to come together to unite against the systemic racism on Emory's campus.
Issues covered at the event include (but are not limited to):
-President Wagner's "Compromise" Article and Failure to Understand Wrongs Even in Apology
-The Dooley Show
-The Racialization of Labor Issues and The Labor Movement
-Lack of campus spaces for Black students and race issues
-Disparities in Student Conduct Outcomes
-Treatment of Minority Students on Frat Row
-Removal of the BSA house
-The suspension of Alpha Phi Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta
Explorations of solutions include:
-Auditing/Reforming Student Conduct Process
-Emory University taking a clear and committed stance on RACISM (using the work on Sexual Assault and Sustainability as a model)
-The creation of a Black Student Union for formal space as well as resources on campus for black students.
-Campus Life hiring a team of experts to be proactive in working with racial issues as well as responding to racial problems
-The development of a Bias Reporting System
-Instituting new GERs
If anyone has any questions about the planning of this event or would like to be more involved, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org