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a graphic illustration of pie charts showing 42% of Black respondents experienced discrimination by Fordham's Public Safety officers compared to only 10% of white respondents

Fordham Anti-Racist Alumni Collective Survey Supports Testimonies of Racism

October 15, 2020

The Fordham Anti-Racist Alumni Collective launched a survey about the different experiences black and white students have on campus.

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New ASILI Demands Target Public Safety and RAs

September 15, 2020

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, is calling for anti-racist reforms at Fordham’s Public Safety Department and Office of Residential Life in an updated list of demands.

Black at Fordham screenshots, which prompted student demands for change

Students ‘Want More Concrete Actions’ to Address Racism

July 8, 2020

Fordham community demands more racial diversity from the university after an emailed response to months of protesting.

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Staff Editorial: Fordham’s Anti-Racism Initiatives Are Insufficient

July 2, 2020

Until Fordham holds itself accountable for the safety and security of its Black students, its claims to be anti-racist are mere lip service.

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ASILI Demands Fordham Address Anti-Blackness on Campus

June 28, 2020

The Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill created an Instagram and email campaign with a list of demands for university administration.

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Gabelli Students and Faculty Discuss Racial Solidarity

June 24, 2020

The Zoom town hall held on June 15 addressed the history of racism, racial solidarity and student resources.

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Fordham to Recognize Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

On June 17, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., announced that Fordham will celebrate Juneteenth as an annual paid holiday for the first time in the university’s history.

two students on Instagram Live during the town hall, with a comments bar next to them

ASILI Holds Town Hall on Racial Issues at Fordham

June 5, 2020

On June 3, ASILI, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus, hosted a discussion regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Students Demand University Helps Clean Up After Looting on Fordham Road

June 4, 2020

Protests broke out in the Bronx on Fordham Road on June 2. The Bronx looting left parts of Fordham Road littered with glass, ashes and debris.

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Fordham Clubs Creatively Fundraise for #BLM Movement

June 4, 2020

Following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, Fordham clubs organize creative fundraisers to raise money for various funds.

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, hosts Angela Davis to observe Black History Month.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

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Fordham Reacts to Slur on Minority Student Door

September 16, 2015

By ADRIANA GALLINA Editor-in-Chief Three Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) roommates went to footb...