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CJ Leathers

Members of Brothers of Nubian Descent, or BOND, are pictured congregating around a pool table during an organization event. The organization is open to all men of color at the University of South Carolina, and it promotes unity and retention intending to enhance the Black male experience on campus.

USC club aims to build safe space, brotherhood for its members

BOND, a student-led organization at USC, works to create a safe space for Black men to express themselves and talk about their experiences at a predominantly white institution. The organization holds a variety of events to create a brotherly bond between members and enhance their campus experience.

USC research team pushes back against hair discrimination through on-campus efforts

A local USC research team assembled of clinical psychologists, doctoral students and professors are advocating CROWN Act to be passed in South Carolina to lessen hair discrimination for Black men. The hope is that through their research, they will be able to collect information that shows a connection between hair discrimination and Black men's mental health.

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