AB Selma trip examines privilege

By: Henry Eden ~Staff Writer~ A 14:1 black-to-white student ratio at Xavier’s “Becoming White” event weeks ago has sparked a deep discussion on racial identity. Additionally, an international student survey has shown that although members of the Xavier community feel that their environment is welcoming to foreign students, relatively few individuals have interacted with students enrolled in the Intensive English program. The Newswire addressed these concerns to four members of Alternative Breaks (XUAB): Selma, XUAB’s newest location that explores social issues and civil rights from past to present. Although the location of the trip lends itself to discussion on racial … Continue reading AB Selma trip examines privilege