It seems like being different is a badge of honor at Brown, not something to be ashamed of, which is why I think it will be a good school for me, as a black girl.
My being African American and not showing any interest in an HBCU is surprising to most. But not to my mom, even though she went to Tuskegee University. She understood I’m looking for a more diverse college experience than the one she had.
Going to an HBCU means letting go of the obligation to be “black forward” for others. For the first time, I’ll get to attend an institution that has a variety of courses and extracurriculars tailored specifically for my educational advancement, as an African American.
When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?
As college acceptance letters begin trickling in this spring, Mali Dandridge turns to her mom for advice on what to expect in college.
Four teens reflect on how race and class played a role in their summer employment. Read our latest for The New York Times’ Race/Related newsletter.
Right now, a lot of teens are asking the adults in their lives: Should I take to the streets to oppose the rallies, or avoid the whole thing all together?
While students who’ve experienced sexual assault are relying on Title IX, the Trump administration may pull back some protections.
Back in El Salvador, I didn’t really know what “racism” was. After being in the U.S. for a while, I learned the meaning and impact of that word.