Celebrating 50 Years of Black Undergraduate Life

This video, which debuted at the Blueprint for Excellence Gala on Oct. 1, celebrates the milestone 50th anniversary of the first black students at Rice, while presenting an exploration of the current state of black life on campus and anticipating greater progress to come.

Special thank you to the following participants and contributors:

Catherine Clack, Associate Dean of Undergraduates and Director of Multicultural Affairs at Rice
Blessing Falade '18
Rebecca Isaac '12
David W. Leebron, Rice President
Marie Lynn Miranda, Howard R. Hughes Provost at Rice
Kaelyn Mack '18 (voice)
Akilah Mance '05 (co-producer)
Brandi Ransom '18 (voice)
Tamara Siler '86, Senior Associate Director and Coordinator of Minority Recruitment at Rice
Samuel Soyebo '17
Michael Warren '16