Intention Meets Opportunity: How Black Talent Builds Community

Increasing chances for success

I’m not supposed to be here.

From my time growing up in Atlanta all the way into my freshman year at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, my perspective was always rooted in Blackness. Black faces, Black ideas, Black problems, Black solutions. I thrived in that incubator for years, giving and taking from “the culture” we all love, but there was one thing persistently missing: Black opportunity. 

Florida A&M—or FAMU, to those who know it well—is one of the many outstanding


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