Where Ivy League Minorities Can Tell Their Stories
"I wanted to create a website devoted to Ivy League minorities. This is a space devoted to challenging preconceived notions and stereotypes. With an ever-changing society, and strong emotions about race, gender, socioeconomic status, and LGBTQ+ rights, the time was right to create a forum where some of the brightest minorities could share their experiences."
- Jordan abdur-ra'oof (founder)
"I can understand why a heterosexual individual with all of my additional identifiers would be blind to the importance of these issues, but I can also understand the hurt of a minority student grappling with this lack of understanding. . ." - Colton Haney
"I needed him to see that I am human, that I exist, and that there are differences between us that he needed to understand. . ." - Jendayi Brooks-Flemister
"The messages that we’re told are heard loud and clear and ring everyday in my ears, but if my existence is resistance, then I find pride in pushing outside the bounds of misery that have been prescribed to me. . ." - Julia Montejo
"Humans have this uncanny ability to shape the world around them and build structures to call home. We should use that power for good." - Salvador Herrera
"During my time at Cornell, I’ve come to learn how to explore, express, and unpack my multi-faceted identity. . ."