St. Ignatius leaders vow to address racism after student protest

Articles | May 16 2016

by Mitch Dudek

A group of minority students at St. Ignatius College Prep — one of the city’s most exclusive private schools — held a silent protest last week in the school cafeteria that has sparked a wider conversation among students, alumni and school administrators.

About 40 students dressed in black gathered at a long table to eat lunch in silence last Friday. Their goal, according to one online post, was to “reject the deeply embedded and shameful culture of oppression” at the school. (Read more)