Education

Photos: I, Too, Am CU breaks down stereotypes one sign at a time

Outsiders may believe that CU-Boulder's student body is monochromatic and diversity-free. But I, Too, Am CU, an amazing tumblr and Facebook campaign, proves otherwise. Organized in part by members of the African Students' Association (and inspired by similar efforts at Harvard, Oxford and Iowa), the project is wide-ranging, with students from a slew of underrepresented groups holding up signs intended to highlight and, with luck, undermine stereotypes about them. Check out eye-opening, empowering samples below.
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