In addition to original artwork submitted by students, student groups, and staff members, a historical perspective of student involvement in racial justice issues is included as part of the exhibit.
A group of students staged a peaceful demonstration on the steps of Burruss Hall Friday after the announcement of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King. April 10, 1968 Courtesy Virginia Tech Special Collections and University Archives
Why We Can't Wait is on display at Perspective Gallery through March 7, 2021. Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday 12 - 8 p.m., Saturday 12 - 5 p.m., and Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
Patrons are invited to leave a message on our back wall telling why we won't wait and what you will peacefully do to stop racial injustice.
We offer a safe viewing experience for our patrons and our staff. Please wear your mask when visiting the gallery.