• Social Justice

    Going to a PWI

    PWI stands for Predominately White Institution. I didn’t know what a PWI was until I came to Drake.  Although I went to a predominately white high school for many years, my friends and family were there to fill the void of diversity. In college, there’s none of that. When I first came to Drake in 2016, it was during their break. So none was on campus. I was promised, at that time, that there were minorities here; that Drake was a diverse campus. Little did I know blacks made up 3% of the population.  The idea of being surrounded by new people who were nothing like me scared me. I…