African American students thrive with high graduation rates at UC Riverside
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...