1st Black girl and youngest Black boy win Harvard debate competition in grand style

1st Black girl and youngest Black boy win Harvard debate competition in grand style

- Madison and Christian, a strong team of debaters from Atlanta, have made history after winning Harvard’s international debate competition

- This becomes the 3rd consecutive time the Atlanta-based Harvard Diversity Project sends the trophy home

- The two are also the first Black girl and the youngest Black boy to win

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History has been made in grand style as the first Black girl and the youngest Black boy win Harvard’s international debate competition.

The exciting news was declared by the Harvard Diversity Project (HPD) in a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Instagram handle of the entity.

It is reported that this becomes the third consecutive year that the Atlanta-based Harvard Diversity Project sends home the championship from Harvard’s international debate competition.

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Even more exciting, the formidable team that comprised Madison and Christian was declared victorious by the panel of judges in a perfect 5-0 winning ballot.

Due to the lack of diversity in higher education, specifically in the country’s highest-ranking universities, many institutions created different programs to close the gap to give youth from all socio-economic backgrounds a chance at a high-quality education.

Atlanta's Harvard Diversity Project was instituted for this purpose so that high school students can participate in different activities sponsored through the Ivy League university.

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1st black girl & youngest black boy win Harvard debate competition in grand style

Source: UGC
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