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IPC President Sheryl Brissett Chapman ’71 & Suzanne Rivera ’91 share "Stories from the past / Solutions for the present"

Alumni conversations about diversity and inclusion at Brown: in history, and in progress.

In anticipation of the 2018 Black Alumni Reunion, we invited alumni of color from varied decades and backgrounds to share memories from their time at Brown, reflect on changes over the past 50 years, and talk about the University’s progress on advancing diversity and inclusion. 327 more words


6/27/18 Brown Club in NY Screening/Discussion/ Networking Reception "THE RAPE OF RECY TAYLOR" with IPC Panelist Yoruba Richen ’90

Screening/Discussion/ Networking Reception


Recy Taylor, a black woman, bravely identified her white rapists in 1944 – a rarity in the Jim Crow South. 555 more words


Providence, Rhode Island, 2008. (no names have been changed in the retelling of this birthday)

It started with stirrup pants. I was at a local bar/restaurant hangout, Spats, and Evan walked in, completing the gaggle of Brown students who were a part of my newly finished summer apprenticeship. 981 more words

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A Tour of the Conflict (a non-fiction piece from the early oughts)

Brown University Graduate Students and the Drive for Unionization

A historic school set in the historic East Side neighborhood of Providence Rhode Island, Brown University squats majestically on Brown Street, girdling the crest of College Hill, then spilling down in a wash of red brick and wrought iron to the busy retail thoroughfare of Thayer Street. 2,394 more words

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Brown Daily Herald "2014 boasts most black students" September 24, 2010

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2014 boasts most black students

By Alexandra Ulmer
Senior Staff Writer
Friday, September 24, 2010

Black enrollment swelled to 144 students in the class of 2014 — more than in any past cohort. 419 more words