Harvard University Accepts Largest-Ever Percentage of Black Students | The Afro-American Newspapers |

The recent increase of African Americans at Harvard follows an effort by that university’s Black Student Association, which created the “I, Too, Am Harvard” project on Tumblr to address issues of Black identity and concerns from Black students at Harvard.

Dr. Boyce Watkins, a finance professor at Syracuse University praised Harvard’s accomplishment, but said he would like higher institutions to further diversify college campuses.

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Photos: I, Too, Am CU breaks down stereotypes one sign at a time | Westword

Outsiders may believe that CU-Boulder’s student body is monochromatic and diversity-free. But I, Too, Am CU, an amazing tumblr and…

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The Multicultural Doctorate: Why Mixed Race Discussions Matter

“Mixed race is a significant identity in our race-obsessed society. It causes that extra level of ambivalence, that extra set of questions about identity. It is similar in some ways to the immigrant American experience for example, however, being mixed adds another level of scrutiny. ”

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Race and Belonging at Harvard College

Community Village‘s insight:

“It’s been a big year for organizing by students of color, and particularly black students, on college campuses. From the popularity of the Being Black at the University of Michigan hashtag to the “33” campaign highlighting the underrepresentation of black students at UCLA Law School (33 out of 1,100), discussions about racial dynamics on university campuses have been widely publicized.”

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Tumblr photo campaign attacks stereotypes on campus – The Badger Herald

University of Wisconsin students have taken to Tumblr to voice their opinions on what it is like to be a student of color on campus. The “I, …

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Experiences with underrepresentation: “I, Too, Am Berkeley” – The Daily Californian

Launched earlier in March on both Facebook and Tumblr “I, Too, Am Berkeley” features the stories of minority students of color at Berkeley. While the pictures of students in “I, Too, Am, Berkeley” are posed, their stories are not. Each post features a photo of a student holding a white board Read More…

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Students remind us, ‘I, too, am Iowa’

On a Tumblr webpage titled ‘I, too, am Iowa,’ one message reads: ‘Your assumptions about me, my character, or my intelligence say way more about you than me.’

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Changes in UW-Madison’s Afro-American studies would reflect multi-racial society

“Black people, brown people, religion, immigration are the most important topics to understanding U.S. culture now, Werner said.”

 

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