A Unity Walk led by Texas A&M University student athletes drew an estimated 350 or so attendees Thursday evening to the campus.
The group of student athletes, which included those on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, organized the peaceful event that started and ended at the 12th Man statue outside Kyle Filed.
Several black students shared stories about racism experienced over their lifetimes and made pleas for such intolerance to end. They also encouraged all in attendance to exercise their right to vote; an official from Brazos County was on hand to answer questions and register voters.
Coaches and non-athletes also took part in the walk that included a diverse crowd from the Aggie community.