Dance

African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside

African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside

African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside

By Teresa Watanabe

June 14, 2017

Graduates dance during the Black Graduation ceremony at UC Riverside. (Ringo Chiu / For The Times)

The graduates wore traditional caps and gowns, but they didn't sit quietly awaiting their diplomas or form a solemn processional to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance.”

They strutted, showcasing dance moves to a rap beat. They cheered Nigerian and Abyssinian dance troupes. They got to their...

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