As an undergraduate student in college, I watched television coverage of the 1985 Ethiopian famine at two o’clock in the morning as my roommate slept. The footage of malnourished children is devastating. The thoughts that followed in my mind many years later, eventually shaped my life’s purpose. … [Read More]
While Graham’s journey has taken him from working with Africare, a development assistance organization based in Washington, D.C., to faculty and administrative positions at Delaware State University and Medgar Evers College to working as a foreign affairs officer for the government, he finds that his current position means the world to him, as it’s rooted in pride in where he came from and his desire for more representation.
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I was born in the ghetto but the ghetto wasn’t born in me
Harlem has made it so I can go anywhere, be dropped off and figure it out. That’s what I think Harlem gives me,” said Graham. “If Harlem doesn’t teach you anything, it teaches you how to stand up even if you want to sit down.