Michelle Obama told graduates of the “poor man’s Harvard” that living without privilege is an advantage — Quartz

In her last commencement address as US first lady, Michelle Obama spoke to the graduates of the City College of New York, telling them they needed to flip the way they think about privilege and disadvantage. More than 40% of the students attending CCNY—once nicknamed the “poor man’s Harvard”—are first-generation college students, and half are…

via Michelle Obama told graduates of the “poor man’s Harvard” that living without privilege is an advantage — Quartz

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