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Oxford, Cambridge, follow ‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ lead
Human Rights

Last Friday, Harvard students premiered the on-stage performance “I, Too, Am Harvard,”¬†as part of the 16th annual Doctor Walter J. Leonard Black Arts Festival. It came after black students within the Harvard community launched a Tumblr photography campaign in the weeks leading up to the play to raise their voices on the issue of racism on the Cambridge campus. The photos featured black Harvard students holding up signs that read different quotes that they have heard or been the target of while attending the University. The website, and in turn, the play, raised enormous discussion and support beyond Harvard’s campus. More