VIEWPOINT: Campus Protests

A movement that began at the University of Missouri at Columbia, leading to the resignation of the school’s president and chairman, escalated tensions across campuses nationwide. The debate is about race, racial diversity and alleged systematic oppression of minorities within the American higher education system. To what extent are these protests part of the larger initiatives such as Black Liberation Collective or the Black Lives Matter movement?

Robert Chalwell, Jr. Ph.D. OrdM, Broward College
Howard Simon, Ph.D., ACLU of Florida
Maria Elena Villar, Ph.D., Florida International University
Pedro Villarreal III, Ph.D., University of Miami