The Black Student Union's focus has shifted toward engagement with the new executive board.
A task force brought the demands to the university's administration in October 2020.
Some students want administration to be more proactive in preventing racism on campus.
“I’m exhausted that in the year 2020, black people, we’re still fighting to prove that our lives matter,” one student said.
OUR VIEW: This editorial board stands with the black community and with those protesting systemic racism.
The memorial came just hours after the first day of testimony in the trial for the man accused of killing him.