A Black Woman’s Response To Marginalization at Princeton

Although it was mostly positive, my experience at Princeton was regularly pierced by uncomfortable moments where my status as an African American rendered me “otherized” and, consequently, uncomfortable. My freshman year, a White friend asked me if I straightened my hair to “get the Black out.”

– See more at: http://www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org/a-black-womans-response-to-marginalization-at-princeton/#sthash.114viWM8.dpuf

 

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