The “My Story Matters” Collection

For Day 1 of the 2020 NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign, The Red & Black partnered with four Northeastern student-athletes to help tell the stories of their identities, perspectives, and experiences. Each story is a deeply personal account written by the athlete themselves. The four pieces of the “My Story Matters” collection are…

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Running Out in the Open

Luke reflects on his experience on coming out as bisexual and how he is paying it forward in continuing to create a new, more accepting culture in sports for the LGBTQ+ community.
By Luke Novak

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The Roots of Change

Inequality and injustice are everywhere and while the world isn’t the utopia her younger self hoped for, NUBAC co-founder Khailah Griffin challenges everyone to help create a better world for you, your community, and the next generation.
By Khailah Griffin

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Owning It

By Mel Weber and Adam Gostomelsky Tramaine Shaw sits up in her office chair, located in a narrow hallway on the first floor of Cabot, and leans forward. “You know, I always joke with my athletes, I don’t know if I could have ever coached myself.” It’s an ironic statement coming from the…

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