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Students gather near Elliott Tower for Thursdays BLM OU demonstration.

Students demand justice for teen Ma’Khia Bryant

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor April 23, 2021

Sean King, dressed in a winter jacket and bracing against the wind, climbed on his car and rose his fist in the air as he spoke to students gathered to honor Ma’Khia Bryant in the parking lot of the...

Jai Carrero gives opening statements at the Black Lives Matter March on Sunday, Nov. 1. A crowd of 20-30 students gathered around her.

Tragedy inspires activism in senior Jai Carrero

Emily Morris, Managing Editor December 2, 2020

Before spreading her wings as an actor, activist and honor-roll student, Oakland University almost almost expelled her. Jai Carrero had a rocky start at OU, but her past is also her inspiration.  “If...

Jai Carrero and Sean King lead the Black Lives Matter Peace March across campus on Sunday, Nov. 1. The pair led the crowd in supportive chants about voting and the BLM movement.

Campus Black lives matter March promotes voting

Emily Morris, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

Two days before the election, students gathered around a snow-filled Hamlin Circle for a Black Lives Matter (BLM) Peace March, setting the timely tone for the week — voting, mental health and supporting...

Jai Carrero and Sean King directed a rally and march from Hamlin Circle to Elliott Tower in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Students protest racial injustice on campus

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor September 16, 2020

Senior Jai Carrero raised her megaphone to her masked face screaming, “Say her name!” as she listened for the crowd behind her to respond with “Breonna Taylor.” She had already been marching...

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