High school is often the first time young women learn about the worlds greater issues and if the curriculum at SUA isn’t representative of the violence and systemic racism directed at Black folx then they are leaving uninformed and without confronting biases
I'm a current student and deserve more. Soul Food Day is and has never been enough. Food and festival isn't going to work. I've experienced too many microaggressions for there to be no positive changes made.
When SUA named a building for Marge Schott, I thought it was shameful but did not realize how personally hurtful it was to some of our students. As an alumna and donor, I regret not speaking up sooner and am thankful for those who pressed to have the name removed. I support all efforts on behalf of present and future black students to help them flourish at St. Ursula. Joan Thiel Blessing ‘59
I once nannied two young Korean girls who attended this school. It breaks my heart to hear the stories of racial injustice that occurred inside those doors. I hope we can make this school a more inclusive place for all future students. Black lives matter!