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ETHNICITY: Pakistani/African

"People always think I’m Dominican and Puerto Rican or people just say 'you’re black' and then they’ll say 'you’re mixed' because they look at my hair and my skin."

"After arriving at Duke, I immediately noticed a very evident segregation of the student population. People were forming groups with others who looked like they did, and in turn, I did the same thing instead of trying to branch out. With the recent revival of racial tensions, I also feel marginalized and very small metaphorically on this campus."

"I am a freshman and have not been on campus that long. There haven’t been any experiences where I feel that Duke has slighted me where I could make the assumption that my race was involved in the action or decision."