Ending white supremacy at Boston University


Update as of Spring 2023: 

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Who We Are

Our Purpose

The CAS Anti-Racist Initiative (CASARI) is a coalition of BU undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, faculty, and staff who are working towards creating a more inclusive environment within the College of Arts and Sciences. We will actively challenge and strive to eliminate racism, misogyny, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, ableism, classism, and any other form of discrimination in the classroom, in the curriculum, and in CAS policy. We wish to forefront the voices and perspectives of BIPOC, queer, disabled, immigrant, and low-SES students in our efforts to combat the marginalization, exploitation, and systemic oppression of these groups. 

On White Supremacy
Diversity and inclusion efforts are incomplete and often become performative when they do not actively and vocally center the  dismantling and abolition of white supremacy. The heart of our work at CASARI is ending white supremacy in all its manifestations within CAS and the wider BU community.

Our Demands

We demand that the College of Arts and Sciences administration take action with us towards this goal of an antiracist learning environment and culture within our school. To strive for this, we as CASARI demand the following: