In 1971, Black students founded the Student Association for Black Unity, launching a 50-year tradition of advocacy on campus.
W&L presents a monthlong schedule of events celebrating Black History Month.
W&L’s first Black Future Leaders Experience (FLEX) conference brought alumni and staff together to mentor students from across central Virginia on how to thrive in white spaces, navigate politics and serve as leaders.
A student-led annual celebration of black literary culture opened the Student Association for Black Unity’s programming for Black History Month at Washington and Lee University.
Garrett Clinton '20 says attending W&L is "like being dropped into a pool of opportunities.''
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The Office of Inclusion and Engagement planned a host of events to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Take our slideshow for a quick spin to relive the excitement.
Truth Iyiewuare '18 looks back at his growth as a member—and then president—of the Student Association for Black Unity at W&L.
Bri Shaw has spent her college career studying how humans work. Now, the senior has some ideas about how the humans at W&L could work better together.
Lex McGriff '18 has grown into a leader in W&L's Student Association for Black Unity. As she prepares for graduation, she hopes more underclassmen will become leaders like her.
Washington and Lee students took to the court on Jan. 14 to raise money for a local nonprofit and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Nine days of events, featuring film screenings, discussions and guest speakers, kicks off Jan. 12 and runs through Jan. 21.
Through numerous clubs, her classwork and her peers, JoAnn Michel '18 has found a place to grow at W&L.
In February and early March, performances, panel discussions, film screenings and lectures put the focus on black history and the black experience at Washington and Lee.