My Truth: Mary Kamara-Hagemeyer

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is pleased to release the My Truth Series. This series contains daily blogs and videos that will be released throughout the week, May 2 through 8, capturing the lived experiences of diverse students at Hope College.  The comments contained in the videos are those of the respective Hope College students …

My Truth: Nathan Myotte

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is pleased to release the My Truth Series. This series contains daily blogs and videos that will be released throughout the week, May 2 through 8, capturing the lived experiences of diverse students at Hope College.  The comments contained in the videos are those of the respective Hope College students …

My Truth: Vicente Bickel

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is pleased to release the My Truth Series. This series contains daily blogs and videos that will be released throughout the week, May 2 through 8, capturing the lived experiences of diverse students at Hope College.  The comments contained in the videos are those of the respective Hope College students …

God Help Us Please: Fear from Slavery to Present

Over 500 years ago, European Americans kidnapped Africans and forced them into chattel slavery.  The torture, brutality and killing of Black bodies by White power systems created a level of fear and oppression that can never be fully understood if you have not walked in the shoes of Black people.  After slavery, new forms of …