Since 2014, almost 100 students have been members of the BPI Debate Union, building a successful record against debaters from internationally respected programs including teams such as Harvard, Cambridge, and Morehouse. Read More
Tag: Debate Union
Five Years Since Harvard Win
This month marks the five year anniversary of the BPI Debate Union's win against Harvard in September 2015. While the team had been racking up wins since well before the Harvard match, the meet up with Harvard brought international attention to their efforts and… Read More
College Behind Bars on the Today Show
Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Dyjuan Tatro talk about the PBS documentary series College Behind Bars on the Today Show. Read More
Three [Incarcerated Students] Beat Harvard in a Debate. Here’s What Happened Next.
In 2015 the story of the Bard Prison Initiative Debate Union's win over Harvard became a global news story. Leslie Brody of the Wall Street Journal, who was there for the debate, first broke the story. Now, four years later, Brody reunited with the… Read More