63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In School In A Photo Project

· March 3, 2014

63 Harvard College of students have opted to participate in a photo campaign that explores the diverse experience faced by students of color.

The “I, Too, Am Harvard” campaign highlights the faces and voices of blacks students attending the prestigious learning insti*ution.

From I Too Am Harvard:

Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are devalued, our presence is questioned– this project is our way of speaking back, of claiming this campus, of standing up to say: We are here. This place is ours. We, TOO, are Harvard.

Read more at I Too Am Harvard

The campaign is inspired by a play of the same name. “I, Too, Am Harvard, is a production based on interviews with members of the black community that explore or affirm the experiences of black students at Harvard.

The original play premieres on Friday March 7th, 2014 at 7 PM in Lowell Lecture Hall on the campus of Harvard College.
http://www.blackyouthproject.com/201…ck-at-harvard/

All pics can be found here: http://itooamharvard.tumblr.com/

 



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Discussion11 Comments

  1. torchi says:

    Major props. Fuk a month, Blk history SEASON!!

  2. Lola says:

    Sums it up nicely. I have a cousin that graduated from Harrrr-vard…..lol. She use to keep me cracking up with all her stories about going there and her interactions with the white students.

  3. Geezus says:

    im ashamed to say i have heard most of this all my life.

  4. Showboogie says:

    Good story

  5. NoJohke says:

    That damn “Just don’t get any tanner” comment tho…. Stop fu##ing “ignorant” white dudes chick.

    I don’t know if society/Internet has made me hyper sensitive or are some of the fools really that ignorant? Am I trippin?!?

  6. reefmoney says:

    I rather take an educated chick from Spelman than a SUPER educated chick from Harvard.

    :o/ … Ivy League chicks are not as feminine as non ivy league chicks in general

  7. MoorThugRelated says:

    When folks just gonna learn to ignore stuff? You keep acting like it wasn’t said then it stops, unless someone is purposely trying to get you upset with blatant disrespect. Fucc ‘em up

  8. truthteller says:

    @moor: I totally agree…jus because somebody calls me a monkey doesn’t mean I’m grow hair on my skin and start eating banana all day swinging from trees so who gives a f wat these unhappy white people say ;)

  9. dusty says:

    shoutout to my brothers and gorgeous sisters doing their thing in harvard

  10. 4xtra says:

    I had to laugh because I have heard most of these comments myself.
    Going to a whote HS and Ohio State I have heard stuff like that 1000X
    On top of that I even went to prison and to your surprise
    I did not even get into one fight and there were 3000 inmates.

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