Unfortunately, many of us have not had the freedom to decide how our courses should be taught this semester because the mode of delivery is being imposed without regard for the expertise of the professors of record.
As the new United Black Students president for the 2020–2021 academic year, I feel it necessary to address black students specifically. We once again face a new threat that preliminary data is showing to disproportionately affect our communities.
The entire purpose of the society was to honor Miccosukee culture and preserve it while honoring the greatest leaders and change-makers in our academic community. Calling the society’s traditions “exoticizing of native culture” and racist is a complete denial of concrete fact.