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Ayana Haaruun

I was so captivated by the energy at Howard. I met all these interesting Black people from all over the…

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Sulaimon Balogun

In academia, pursuing knowledge is an ongoing and lifelong journey that can take unexpected turns and lead to exciting new avenues.

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Kiera Bowens

I didn’t fully appreciate my experience at a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) right away. It wasn’t until I left that…

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Sydney Adams

In high school, the list of colleges I wanted to attend versus the list of colleges my mom wanted me…

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Barbara Meschino

Growing up, it felt like there was space at a HBCU just for me thanks to popular TV shows and…

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Samira Ali

I’ve always wanted to become a doctor. That’s been my end goal for as long as I can remember, but…

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Jordan Colon

Jordan Colon, the senior coordinator for Early College programs at Harry S Truman College, plays an important role in the…

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Cecil Barnes

Harry S Truman alum Cecil Barnes decided to begin working full-time straight after high school. He was a bartender when…

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Kisalan Glover

Basketball is what originally attracted me to Kentucky State University, but I didn’t just become a better basketball player there.…

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Brandon Davis

I jumped into life at Central State with both feet. I joined every organization I could on campus, I took…

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Raymond Burt

Raymond Burt had served as a live-in caregiver for his father for 15 years before he decided to return to…

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Oscar Nevarez

Harold Washington College student Oscar Nevarez loves to help people. His empathy for others has helped Oscar thrive at Harold…

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Elena Schalliol

Elena Schalliol has been a member of the mental health and substance recovery communities for years.

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Lyric Johnson

A car and a Harold Washington College education changed Lyric Johnson’s life in ways she never expected.

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Kendall Ricks

In 2020, Kendall Ricks decided to take advantage of some extra time in his schedule. The Wright College student says…

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Nubia Shambee

Kennedy-King College Business and Economics student Nubia Shambee is a published author, a writer, and a business owner. 

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