Black Student Alliance

BSAThe Black Student Alliance (BSA) is a support group for African Americans attending Albion College. Its goals are to heighten awareness and sensitivity to African Americans through educational programming directed at eliminating racism, discrimination, and prejudice. Programs that the BSA sponsors annually include Kwanzaa and Taste of Blackness. The James Welton House, the BSA lodge, is located at 1109 Jackson St.

BSA members take a moment to pose after Taste of Blackness, their annual Black History Month event held in the KC Stack (right).

Khalifaziz Birden, President of BSA

Khalifaziz Birden, ’19

President, Black Student Alliance

Year: Junior
Pronouns: He/Him/His

Why are you a part of BSA? “I joined BSA not only because I'm interested in activist work, but also due to my drive to strengthen Albion College's Black community, and educate students about Blackness and Black culture."

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