Tag: Ferguson

Bi-weekly Meetings Set to Prompt Discussions on Race

Photo by Steve Fallon A small group of about 20 students from different races, religions and backgrounds sat down for an hour-long open discussion on Monday about their personal experiences with race – from growing up in different neighborhoods, to their experiences here at Ramapo. This was the first of […]

Eric Garner: Lack of Indictment Sparks Outrage

Demonstrators took to New York streets after a Staten Island grand jury ruled “no reasonable cause” to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Pantaleo, a white officer, is released of all charges in the killing of Garner; an unarmed black man whose death was […]

Ferguson Protestor Encourages Student Activism

Photo by Laura French Zellie Thomas, who protested in Ferguson, Mo. after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, spoke to students about activism, racism and police misconduct in an event sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. last Thursday. Thomas is originally from Paterson, NJ, but traveled to Ferguson three […]