W&L Students Speak Out





GUEST: Dominik Taylor and Anjelica Hendriks, students in the School of Law at Washington & Lee University.


TOPIC: Taylor and Hendricks are members of “The Committee,” a group of students who have called on the University to apologize for its role in perpetuating human slavery in America, to remove the on-campus display of Confederate flags, and more. A sample of news items: Washington Post,  Richmond Times-DispatchRoanoke TimesChronicle of Higher Education.

Taylor explains, “We the Committee want to open a dialogue and facilitate discussion so that we can become a closer, tighter-knit community where all students feel welcome, and they’re not bound by psychological shackles from things that have happened in the past.”

This story has attracted national attention. This is their first broadcast interview.



ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014.