I am a black student at Mount Holyoke College, the first of the seven sister schools, which was started because no other American colleges accepted women. Mount Holyoke women are taught to be bold,…
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This got under my skin. This is what white privilege looks like, for those of you who can’t see it. BMC, there’s nothing keeping this from being a story at our school. Nothing.
Erk, rent-a-cops seem to have a higher incidence of treating people badly. And that’s saying something when cops are allowed to shoot and kill because they “thought” the suspect had a gun/ was aggressive. The campus cops just made a bad situation worse by assuming way too much and yeah, the statement, “Just stay calm,” is probably the worst thing to say to an increasingly hysterical woman. No matter the supposed initial crime, the way it was handled subsequently is just awful.