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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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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Harvard minorities inspire students of color around the world

theGRIO REPORT – The student group I, Too, Am Harvard at Harvard University, which celebrates diversity at one of the nation’s top educational institutions, is inspiring other students from other …

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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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