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2014 Black History Month Features

2014 Black History Month Features

Previous Black History Month Features

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Authentic Ivy took pause this February to celebrate Black History Month and delves into this year's theme "Civil Rights in America" with student-athletes, coaches and administrators from the League.

The two-part series highlighted individuals across all eight schools who shared their thoughts on how the Civil Rights Movement has affected and continues to affect their daily lives.

The first part included reflections from Brown junior lacrosse student-athlete Corbin Booker, Dartmouth junior football student-athlete Jordan Are, Harvard Associate Director of Athletics Duane Reeves and Penn senior track & field student-athlete Gabrielle Piper.

The second part included reflections from Columbia Associate Director of Athletics Darrice Griffin, Cornell men's basketball head coach Bill Courtney, Princeton junior track & field student-athlete Dan McCord and Yale junior men's basketball student-athlete Armani Cotton.

Authentic Ivy is an ongoing feature series on and that highlights current and former student-athletes, coaches and administrators, focusing on how their Ivy League experiences prepared them for success, in and out of the realm of athletics.