“Without [black sororities on campus,] a part of our culture was missing.”
— Tahirah Whitelaw on why it’s important that Zeta Phi Beta recently took in seven members at the University of Minnesota — the first time a black undergraduate sorority has been on campus in almost a decade.
Read the full Minnesota Daily article here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.