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June 2, 2022 - BSU 2010 Demands Analysis Report Released!

In February 2010, during the events of the “Black Winter” set in motion by the Compton Cookout, a party held by members of a UCSD fraternity mocking Black History Month, the UCSD Black Student Union put forth its “State of Emergency” address and list of demands to be met by the UCSD administration. Given ten years to consider, respond to, and act upon these eight demands, we can now ask which of them have been met by the administration. We create three categories when assessing the administrative response to the demands: Met, Partially Met, and Unmet. We find that of a total of eight demands, broken down further to twenty-seven sub-demands, just four were met, six were partially met, and seventeen remain unmet.

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