Multicultural open mic promotes identity

In a dim room full of spectators with a single microphone standing in the middle of the stage, Vincent Chen presented an original poem using spoken word for the first time.

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Why isn’t College for Learning About Mixed-Race Identities? – racismreview.com

Tweet There are some incredible opportunities out there right now to get certificates, higher ed and even advanced degrees specializing in the experience of Americans of color. Want a degree in Asian American Studies? Sure. …

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‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Photos Tell Black Students’ Stories

Some Harvard students share what it’s like to be black at the Ivy League school in a photo campaign called “I, Too, Am Harvard.”

The photos, posted on a Tumblr blog, feature Harvard students holding signs with phrases others have spoken to them. “You don’t sound black. You sound smart,” one sign reads. Another states, “You’re so lucky to be black . . . so easy to get into college!”

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Black and Ivy: My alternate Harvard experience

The writer, who attended Harvard in the late 1980s, identifies with the students protesting against racism, and recalls a campus rife with many different conflicts.

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MIXED panel on interracial dating packs University Hall

A panel on interracial dating and the power of romance attracted more than 100 people Wednesday night to University Hall.

Presented by the Mixed Race Student Coalition that formed in the fall, the panel featured Asian American Studies and African American Studies Prof. Nitasha Sharma, PhD candidate Kareem Khubchandani and professional marriage and family counselor Jakara Hubbard. 

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Mixed-race teens talk about identity


Mixed-race teens share their personal perspectives on how they view themselves—and how others view their mixed-race heritage. These essays were part of the cover story, “Outside the box,” about how mixed-race teens identify themselves on college applications in the Nov. 15, 2012 issue of The Mash.
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