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Students at a protest in Anderson, SC

Fordham Students Protesting Across the Country for BLM

June 18, 2020

The murder of George Floyd has served as one of the many catalysts to fight back against a history of systemic oppression against Black people. Fordham students have joined in the nationwide protests urging for police abolition and the elimination of systemic racism.

graphic with what to bring to a protest

Protest Guide: Dress for Success (and Survival)

June 5, 2020

Evan Vollbrecht shares his suggestions for safely protesting, including how to deal with the police, compiled from activists around the world.

Student Protesters Clash with Public Safety

Student Protesters Clash with Public Safety

April 27, 2017

By ELIZABETH LANDRY News Co-Editor Emerita The Fordham community’s social media was lit up Thursday a...

A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Losing Faith in the Criminal Justice System

December 22, 2014

By GABRIELLE SAMBOYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 As of Nov. 25, the case of Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown reached a verdict before the grand jury: no indic...