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    Being a "Oreo": A personal reflection

    4 years ago

    Growing up in Greenwood, Mississippi, I was seen as an " Oreo" because my worldview was Caucasian. For those of you that do not know the defintion of an "Oreo", it is a term for a African American who identifies with the Caucasian culture (Black on the outside, White on the inside).

  • Reflecting on my HBCU experience

    Reflecting on my HBCU experience

    4 years ago

    Attending these institutions actually helped a majority of us find our sense of values because we came in with a worldview that we were born in.

  • Attending A Desegregated High School in the Rural South

    Attending A Desegregated High School in the Rural South

    4 years ago

    From 1983 to 1987, I attended a high school that was desegregated since 1969. However, the school was very polarized. This high school was in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Emmitt Till was actually lynched in that area. When I was a freshman, the principal had been there since 1969. In 1983, I...

  • My Experience As An African American Greek

    My Experience As An African American Greek

    4 years ago

    On April 5, 2001, at approximately 11:09 P.M., I was initiated in the Bond of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, in Lawton, Oklahoma. It took me at least twelve years to finally reach that nadir, of which I ended up being initiated in a graduate or alumni chapter.

  • My graduate experience at a traditionally White University: A personal essay

    My graduate experience at a traditionally White University: A personal essay

    4 years ago

    Twenty years ago, I graduated from Clark Atlanta University, which is an historically African American university. A year later, I ended up attending graduate school at Jacksonville State University, which is located in Jacksonville, Alabama. I chose Jacksonville because it is at least an hour from...


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