New Video Shows What It's Like to Be a Black Student at BYU

What is it like to be in the one percent minority at BYU? A new video gives an insightful look into what it's like being black at BYU.

African Americans make up less than one percent of the student population at Brigham Young University and a now black student has made a video about the experiences of black students at BYU. 

Johnisha Demease-Williams grew up in Houston, Texas, and calls her year and a half at BYU "culture shock."

"I didn't know what I was getting into when I first got here," Demease-Williams told ABC4 Utah News. "I didn't know there was going to be about 300 black students out of a population of 33,000 and I didn't know what I would have to deal with when it came to the environment as in culture."

The sophomore psychology major says she loves the educational and religious aspects of the school but has had to endure what she calls "ignorant comments."

Lead image from ABC 4 News.
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