The many months of racial protest and social unrest in America—sparked by the unjust killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and other Black men, women, and children—have been fueled by both righteous anger and resolute hope. Some of Emory’s top Black leaders, in their own words, shed light on how we as a society and as a university community can move toward a future where equity and justice burn brightly and systemic racism has been extinguished.
Please click their photos or the links on their names to read their stories.
Collected by Roger Slavens. Photography by Kay Hinton.
Video by Stephen Nowland and Corey Broman-Fulks.
Design by Elizabeth Hautau Karp.