Black Student Athletes Share Their Experiences

On Tuesday night, four black student athletes took center stage to talk about their experiences with racism as part of a broader discussion of ways to improve cultural relationships.

Dimitric Young (’21), Terrianna Black (’20), Marion Edwards (’22) and Tyreke Winston (’22) each shared stories as part of the “Power of Our Voices” panel that challenged the Loras community to work to improve the Loras community and beyond for all.

You can view the a video of the full panel below or by clicking this link.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).