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#301150 - 05/09/17 06:00 PM Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement
Golem Offline
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Michael Levenson
The Boston Globe
May 8, 2017

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Two days before Courtney Woods dresses in a cap and gown for Harvardís traditional commencement, she will don a stole made of African kente cloth and address the crowd at a somewhat different event: a graduation ceremony for black students.

Student organizers said the event, called Black Commencement 2017, is the first universitywide ceremony for black students at Harvard and is designed to celebrate their unique struggles and achievements at an elite institution that has been grappling with its historic ties to slavery.

More than 170 students and 530 guests have signed up to attend the ceremony, which will be held May 23 at Holmes Field, near the Harvard Law School campus. The event will feature speeches by black students, alumni, and administrators.

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#301225 - 05/15/17 09:00 PM Re: Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement [Re: Golem]
jgw Offline
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Apparently Harvard doesn't have any Asians or Hispanics. On the other hand perhaps all the whites want theirs too? This is a pretty bad idea, I think.

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