Students across the US are protesting what they feel are inadequate responses to racism by their University administrations. Demonstrations at the University of Missouri led to the resignation of the school’s President earlier this week, and tensions elsewhere - such as Yale University and Ithaca College - are high. As the movement grows, how much power do these students hold?

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Danielle Walker @triplecthreat
Activist and graduate student  

Marieme Foote
Activist, People of Color at Ithaca College 

Lashanda Anakwah @lashandaaaaa
Activist, People of Color at Ithaca College 

Charlton Mcilwain @cmcilwain 
Associate Professor, Media Culture and Communication

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