What does it mean to be black in America?

Vice President of Student Affairs Willie Banks says ‘there is no barometer on being black.’ He uses his experiences of the world, his loving family and encounters with intolerance to make the campus a better place for Sycamores.

BY Jamina M. Tribbett

Starting the conversation

Brice Yates, who is the new director of the Charles E. Brown African-American Cultural Center, looks forward to being the mentor who makes a difference in Sycamores’ lives — and leading important discussions about diversity, inclusion and social justice.

BY Elise Lima, '16