Black Students Experiencing Racism on Campus Lack Mental Health Support
Three years ago, Lauren Bryant was walking across Appalachian State University's campus with several other Black students when they were verbally assaulted with a racist tirade.
"This guy in a pickup truck stopped at the light, rolled down his window, and just started calling us a bunch of N-words,” she recalled.
It wasn't the only time Bryant has had an experience like this at the overwhelmingly white campus in Boone, a town in one of North Carolina’s most conservative regions. Whether it's the ubiquity of Confederate flags, Ku Klux Klan members handing ...