Percentage of Brown Undergrads who are Black, according to the most recent census (FAll 2017). In 1968, Black Students were less than 2% of the Brown Student Body. The U.S. population is 13.4% black, according to the U.S. census bureau’s 2017 estimate.

The 0.3 Percent

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“I’ve been mapping in arduous conditions since the early 1980s...using machetes to cut sight-lines in the [Guatemalan] jungle. The LiDAR offered an unprecedented view, as though a ‘magic lens’ had filtered through all that obscuring forest. Entire cities, including the great metropolis of Tikal, were suddenly laid bare.” —Brown anthropologist Stephen Houston, who helped uncover a vast complex of Maya infrastructure using laser radar.