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Racism Across State Lines: A Common Enemy

Now with the even more recent news of the death of Eric Garner in New York, I find myself in solidarity with my conversational companions and newfound friends from Fordham. With protests and rallies happening all across the country, it has become more and more apparent that no race issue is isolated, but a sign of the times in which we live.

Boston College Students Say "Black Lives Matter"

In light of the recent deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Gardner, and Tamir Rice, as well as other young black men killed during confrontations with law enforcement officials, the phrase "Black Lives Matter" has taken on a life of it's own. Whether it is being shouted at rallies, read contemplatively during prayer services, or being tweeted out across the world (see #BlackLivesMatter) - the message of many Americans has been very clear --- BLACK LIVES MATTER.

Jesuit Education Leaves Little Room for the Status Quo

Saint Louis University, through its desire to not take the easy way out and its openness to acknowledge that injustice exists even within its own confines, is offering its students a glimpse of what modern-day Jesuit education looks like amid the "gritty reality” of our complex world.