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Multicultural open mic promotes identity

Multicultural open mic promotes identity | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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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‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Photos Tell Black Students’ Stories

‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Photos Tell Black Students’ Stories | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it

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

Why isn't College for Learning About Mixed-Race Identities? - racismreview.com | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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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Black and Ivy: My alternate Harvard experience

Black and Ivy: My alternate Harvard experience | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it
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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Jacqueline Keeler's curator insight, March 6, 2014 7:57 PM

"Our rooming group senior year was white, Puerto Rican, Asian American and black. We called ourselves the U.N. And we reveled in a culture that was diverse, LGBT and women-friendly. And especially FUN-friendly.


Thomas Lauderdale, now the heart of the bestselling band Pink Martini, would put on a dress and play the grand piano at his “Breakfast at Tiffanys” soirées. The house master, Robert J. Kiely, was a strong but magical presence. At the time the head of the English department, he invited me to an intimate dinner with Toni Morrison."