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The Election of Barack Obama: The Influence on Black Youth

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Tune into TERRI TALK today as I interview  Harvard student Lumumba Seegars to discuss his research regarding  the recent election of President Barack Obama  and its affects on African Americans.  Join us as he tells us how this moment in history has changed his life and his worldview.

Lumumba Seegars is a senior at Harvard College concentrating in Social Studies.He is working on a research project focused on assessing moderators of stereotype threat for African Americans. Lumumba has been involved in many different parts of campus, including serving on the boards of the Black Men's Forum and Students Taking On Poverty (STOP), writing a bi-weekly opinion column in campus daily newspaper (The Crimson), working as a peer educator for the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, leading an Alternative Spring Break Trip, performing in a variety of shows and music groups, and serving on faculty/student committees. He currently works as a Campus Campaign Coordinator for Teach for America, and he also serves as a member of the Senior Class Committee. 

Upon graduating, he will work as a Special Education teacher in Atlanta through Teach for America.