USC Diaries

On February 25, 2016, 40 University of Southern California students of color gathered together for a for a film screening of “USC Diaries”, and a constructive conversation regarding diversity and equity at USC.
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The Survival Guide

By Nzinga-Christina Reid

I raised my fist in rebellion. I raised my fist for Black power. I raised my fist for me.
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Student Quotes

A group of Black/African American Columbia students answer the question, “What would be the one piece of advice you would give to an incoming Black student entering a predominantly White college?”
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A Black Students Survival Guide Video

Columbia Diaries shares the experiences of Black/African American students entering a predominantly white university. Narrated by Nzinga- Christina Reid, a Columbia alumna, this “Survival Guide” offers a series of insights and suggestions from Black students to Black students.

Dwayne Seymour: Video Diary

Tommy Hawkins: Video Diary

Rae Wynn-Grant: Video Diary

Pali Payne: Video Diary

Carl Hart: Video Diary

Shari Schultz: Video Diary