After George Floyd’s Killing, What Academics Can Do
Here we go again. Pain. Fear. Suffocation. Death. Rage. Grief.
I’m supposed to be an optimist. As an academic and now a college president, I’ve lived all of my adult life in hope for the future. I have steadfastly believed that if we do our jobs right, the world will be a better place. This generation, and the next, and the next, will be smarter, better, kinder, humbler, more careful of the world and of each other.
Originally published: June 1, 2020
Author: G. Gabrielle Starr
Institution: Pomona College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed