In this episode of Canes Chat, our video editor Tre’Vaughn Howard is joined by Abigail Adeleke, president of the University of Miami Student Government, and Landon Coles, president of United Black Students, to discuss being Black in leadership and the impact the lack of representation has on people of color.
Armed with their signs, strengthened by their voices, protestors gathered this past weekend in cities across the United States and the world to lament the Black lives lost at the hands of police and to call for a reckoning in the criminal justice system.
Founded in 1959, the Golden Knights travel across the nation, perform in freefall demonstrations and compete internationally. At the end of their season, the team travels to the Homestead Air Reserve Base to train and complete their Annual Certification Cycle. Photo Editor Jared Lennon had the opportunity to observe the team train and capture images of their process, from both in the air and on the ground.
In this series, our video editor Tre’Vaughn chats with various people from the UM community to let viewers know they are not alone during this period of social isolation. Our hopes are that people hearing these stories will learn how to better navigate these times.