Cameron McCoy

CAMERON MCCOY {[email protected]} is an assistant profes￾sor of US diplomatic and military history at Brigham Young University and a reserve Marine Corps infantry officer. His research investigates the factors and pressures leading to the racial turbulence in the Marine Corps from the end of World War II through the Vietnam era, and the efforts, on the part of civilian and military officials, to maintain insti￾tutional racism. He is also the co-author of the book chapter, “We Are AAMRI: Redefining Black Male Excellence at the University of Texas at Austin,” in Recruiting, Retaining, and Engaging African-American Males at Select Prestigious Research Universities: Challenges and Opportunities in Academics and Sports, several book reviews, and editorials.

Roundtable: Shifting Tides: A Clarion Call for Inclusion and Social Justice

Articles/Essays – Volume 51, No. 3

Dialogue 51.3 (Fall 2018): 201–208
“What can we do to help and make a difference in the fight for racial and social justice?” McCoy responds to the BYU students who asked these questions which he brought up in an annual MLK March on Life held by BYU was ‘stop tiptoeing around the subjects of race, inequality, and inclusion. Many well intentioned white people in this country do not understand how the deeply rooted systems of racism and inequality function.’ He encouraged people to step up and do their own part for obtaining social justice for all.

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