The Cost Of Balancing Academia And Racism

Students at the University of Colorado gather in support of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, during a demonstration in Boulder. Rick Wilking / Reuters Amid a surge in student-led protests around the country, many colleges have been struggling to make their campuses more accommodating for minorities. Last semester, student-activist groups nationwide issued demands to their universities seeking everything from mandatory sensitivity-and-racial-bias training to the development of safe spaces on campus for people of color.

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