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#WeBelongInCollege Stories 


Dealing with Racism

Victoria's Story

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Victoria was incredibly nervous about taking the English A.P. exam. And that was before she arrived and encountered what so many students of color experience on a regular basis: straight up racism. Listen to this powerful story about how Victoria had to fight just to take the test.

Eddie Joe was thrilled to learn that he was accepted into a competitive college. It was the reaction of his peers that he found troubling, and that made him question whether he deserved the acceptance he received.

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Not a day goes by when Darius is not painfully aware of racism. When two people he had considered his friends laughed about the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, he began to question if he belonged in college. 

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Eddie Joe's Story

Darius' Story

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