#BlackOnCampus Trends on Twitter

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  Social media continues to amplify the racist experiences of Black students on college campuses across the nation. In solidarity with the Black students at Mizzou  thousands of Black students and professors took to Twitter to share their experiences of being marginalized in and outside of the classroom. The experiences shared individually are often questioned, but taken together act as evidence that these are not isolated occurrences and exposes racism across U.S. college campuses.

The #ConcernedStudent1950 group called on Black students and alum to share their experiences:

[embed]https://twitter.com/CS_1950/status/664502537890828288[/embed]

The hashtag garnered over 60,000 response-- here are a few of them:

[embed]https://twitter.com/Jazzysaywho/status/664503661175812096[/embed]

[embed]https://twitter.com/rachael_firefly/status/664630134419365889[/embed]

https://twitter.com/QueeringPsych/status/664506496810622976

https://twitter.com/PoloT_TreyG/status/664523997900476416?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/yvethepoet/status/664510305783951360?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/Phil_Cosby_/status/664524212539949056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://twitter.com/iJesseWilliams/status/664512320173838336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Have an experience to add? What was it like for you to be #BlackOnCampus?


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