Posts Tagged Racism

I, Too, Am Harvard (Michigan)

Via my Facebook feed, I came across an article in the Boston Globe featuring a project titled I, Too, Am Harvard that highlights the frustrations of black students at Harvard. And having watched the video below that introduces the project, it brought back memories of my days at the University of Michigan. The immense burden to prove (mostly to other students), that I had the academic chops to be there; as well as the pressures to speak for all black people when matters of race or slavery came up. It was frustrating but I endured mainly by studying my ass […]

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