The Black Student Union (BSU) at Pratt Institute is a student-run organization whose interests lay in the empowerment of students who identify as part of the Black Diaspora. Through on and off-campus [before the pandemic] community building, activism, and events, the Black Student Union provides a safe space, collective, and voice for students.
The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) was founded in 1990 to identify and advance scholastic and professional opportunities for Pratt students and alumni of African and Latino descent. BAP's objective is to advance those opportunities by sharing resources, cultivating an influential network, and utilizing professional contacts.
DRUM was a radical publication by the Black Students Union of Pratt in the early 70’s that published original articles, poetry, and artwork created by students for students. It addressed issues of minority representation, racism, and sexism within the institution and beyond.