Photos from We Are GOD: A Day of Disrupting White Supremacy & Anti-Black Racism @ UW-Madison

by William Schuth in ,


The kids are alright.

Gathering at Bascom Hall, seat of the University's administration.

Gathering at Bascom Hall, seat of the University's administration.

Dean of Students Lori Berquam, Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf, and others observe from afar just outside their offices in Bascom Hall.

Dean of Students Lori Berquam, Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf, and others observe from afar just outside their offices in Bascom Hall.

Students gathered at the Abe Lincoln statue on Bascom Mall listen to one of the organizers of the demonstration. 

Students gathered at the Abe Lincoln statue on Bascom Mall listen to one of the organizers of the demonstration. 

Student protesters arrive at Helen C. White Hall, home of the Department of Afro-American Studies and College Library, the main undergraduate library. 

Student protesters arrive at Helen C. White Hall, home of the Department of Afro-American Studies and College Library, the main undergraduate library. 

Students chant outside Helen C. White Hall. 

Students chant outside Helen C. White Hall. 

Student protesters occupied Helen C. White Hall, symbolically disrupting studying as a rebuttal to University of Wisconsin Police who removed a Black student from an Afro-American Studies class and arrested him for allegedly authoring anti-racist graffiti on campus buildings.

Student protesters occupied Helen C. White Hall, symbolically disrupting studying as a rebuttal to University of Wisconsin Police who removed a Black student from an Afro-American Studies class and arrested him for allegedly authoring anti-racist graffiti on campus buildings.

Making their message heard without saying a word.

Making their message heard without saying a word.

This young man was kind enough to grant my request and pose for a photo. 

This young man was kind enough to grant my request and pose for a photo. 

Preparing to march from Helen C. White Hall, down N Park Street, to University Avenue. 

Preparing to march from Helen C. White Hall, down N Park Street, to University Avenue. 

Marching down Park Street between Science Hall and the Wisconsin State Historical Society, with Memorial Union and Union Theatre in the background. 

Marching down Park Street between Science Hall and the Wisconsin State Historical Society, with Memorial Union and Union Theatre in the background. 

Crossing Library Mall and Bascom Mall. 

Crossing Library Mall and Bascom Mall. 

Forward. 

Forward.