‘It’s traumatizing … to be in these spaces:’ Black students adjust to whiteness of UNC

Senior Aaron Epps, president of The Black Student Movement, said Black students often struggle to adapt to the environment of predominantly white institutions like UNC, especially if they come from a majority Black community like he did.

“It’s just a different pool at UNC,” he said. “It’s hard to navigate a very, very inherently institutionalized white space.”

He’s being forced to attend UNC?

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