Brown student wins a Rhodes Scholarship

RAKIM BROOKS, a member of the Class of 2009 at Brown University, is one of 32 students nationwide selected to attend Oxford University in England as Rhodes Scholars. The contest draws about 1,500 applicants per year. /
RAKIM BROOKS, a member of the Class of 2009 at Brown University, is one of 32 students nationwide selected to attend Oxford University in England as Rhodes Scholars. The contest draws about 1,500 applicants per year. /
PROVIDENCE – Brown University senior Rakim Brooks, a Bronx native with a concentration in Africana studies and ethics/political philosophy, has been selected as one of this year’s 32 Rhodes Scholars. The annual competition – overseen by the Rhodes Trust established in 1902 by a bequest from Cecil Rhodes – divides the United States into 16…

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