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The Underrep’d is a space for black students who attend Predominately White Institutions – it’s made BY us, FOR us. All though we are underrepresented we should never be underestimated.

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Everything I Wish I Learned in History Class

Everything I Wish I Learned in History Class

EXPERIENCES: Everything I Wished I Learned in History Class By Arianna Williams   Growing up, many African Americans are left in the dark about many of the moments that make up our history. In history class, we were taught about the Triangular Slave Trade, ...

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The Problem with the So-Called Canonical

The Problem with the So-Called Canonical

EXPERIENCES: The Problem with the So-Called Canonical By Zoe' Williams   When I began at my university, I was eager for one year long class in particular: Power, Identity, and Resistance. It was a social sciences core, or general education, requirement focused...

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The Black Women’s Corner

The Black Women’s Corner

EXPERIENCES: Welcome to the Black Women's Corner! By Arianna Williams, Intern Welcome to The Black Women’s Corner, a series created by interns at The Underrep’d. The Black Women’s Corner is somewhere Black women can come to feel at home, to be themselves, to feel...

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Wear Your Crown Proudly

Wear Your Crown Proudly

EXPERIENCES:Wear Your Crown Proudly By Josephine Lewis    For seven years, I attended an all-girls school in the Bronx, New York. Starting in middle school and following me to my senior year of high school, the goal of going to college was instilled within my...

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