At South Dakota State University, student group I, Too, Am SDState aspires to conquer stereotypes on campus. This fall, the group continues its mission of educating students about microaggressions.
Semehar Ghebrekidan is a junior at South Dakota State University. She is Ethiopian, tall with straight, medium-length black hair. Since she was young, Ghebrekidan says she has had unwanted attention because of the different textures of her hair. She says she never thought of herself as different from other children, but others found her hair to be fascinating.