Chocolate City inaugural class, 1975
Chocolate City (CC) is a living group at MIT currently residing on the top three floors of the New House 1 dormitory. Established in 1972 by black male students, CC aims to create a support network for all of the brothers within, and to develop each of the individual brothers intellectually, professionally, as well as socially.
Culture at MIT was also growing during [the 1970s]. In 1975 Chocolate City, the first cultural residence of MIT opened, and began a trend which has led to MIT being ranked one of the most diverse universities in the nation.