Student activists from ‘Oxy United for Black Liberation’ march into Occidental College's library to commence the campus wide ‘walk out’ from classes and academic buildings on Nov. 12th, 2015
A student activist speaks about her experiences with race at Occidental College.
Two students embrace each other as experiences about racism on Occidental's campus are shared.
Occidental College President Jonathan Veitch walks into the student protest after having his presence at the rally announced by the movement organizers.
President Veitch adresses student’s questions, denouncements, and demands.
Student organizer Diamond Webb reads out the list of demands from ‘Oxy United for Black Liberation’.
President Veitch reacts to statements about sexual assault on Occidental’s campus.
An alumna denounces President Veitch’s handling of sexual assault cases at Oxy.
After President Veitch leaves the protest, student’s march towards the Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center (AGC) to continue the rally.
Students continue to rally and address the movement's demands.
Campus Safety officers look on as students move the protest into the Administrative Center.
Campus Safety Officers watch as students march towards President Veitch’s on campus home, demanding his resignation.
Student protesters occupy President Veitch’s on-campus home backyard.
Four days later, students reconvene to rally for and reiterate ‘Oxy United for Black Liberation’’s list of demands on Monday, Nov. 16th.
Student organizers march into the AGC to occupy the building until their demands are met.
Student protestors and allies begin to show strength in numbers as they occupy the interior of the AGC.
Students chanted for the resignation of President Veitch.
Students lined the walls of the AGC as daily activities and occupations resumed.
Students set up a video game console in an occupied administrative office.
Mattresses and laptops decorated the floor of the AGC as students continued their occupation.
Some students camped outside of the AGC as many students opted to spend the night occupying the building.
Organizer Diamond Webb directs activists to occupy the remaining administrative offices on the second day of the protest.
College administrative employees retreat into other office spaces as students began to enter their offices.
College administrative employees file and lock confidential documents as students begin to occupy workspaces.
Campus Safety Chief Victor Clay is present as an administrative employee waits to lock confidential documents before leaving the room to the protestors.
Two employees from the College Registrar are escorted by a Campus Safety officer from their occupied office.
Classrooms were moved from academic buildings to right outside of the AGC, as professors expressed their solidarity with the student activists.
Organizer Antoniqua Roberson leads a commemoration of the movement as protestors decide to exit the AGC after five days of occupation.
Students lift each others arms as they recite quotes from activist Assata Shakur.
Organizers from the 'Oxy United for Black Liberation' movement embrace at the end of their closing rally.