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What Year is This? The Black Bruins and UCLA

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Students at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are coming together to send a strong message about the school’s lack of diversity.

In a five-minute video called “The Black Bruins [Spoken Word] – Sy Stokes,” Stokes, a third-year student at the university, rattles off startling statistics about Black male enrollment at UCLA.

According to the school’s statistics, Blacks only comprise 3.8 percent of the student population. Black males, however, make up 3.3 percent of the total male population…but 65 percent of the student athletes.

And, of the men in the incoming freshmen class, only 1.9 identify as Black. Does anyone else see something wrong with this picture?

You can watch the powerful video here and let us know your thoughts in the comments: