Renée Austin

‘There are not a lot of spaces that are safe for Black students here at Wash U.’: The pandemic reaffirms the importance of Black affinity spaces on campus

Walking into Washington University’s Danforth University Center last year meant one could always find a group of Black students—up to 15 at a time—crowded around the large octagonal table in the center of the dining area. Students would be chatting and laughing, either just stopping by or parked there for a few hours. This year, of course, the dining scene has changed.

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