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A Global Education

February 28, 2012

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“I spent the summer rebuilding [insert community building here] in [insert name of poor country here],” said a privileged student with deep pockets. “It was so eye-opening to see poverty and do my part to yada yada yaa” I’m┬ádefinitely┬ánot the only one that’s heard this statement. But here’s my piece: if you want to see […]

Lyrical Revolution. Blackness does not beget stupidity.

February 10, 2012

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Is this the truth or what? When I went to the “white” school in my county, it was a battle. I had to prove that I was a true magnet student. I had to prove that despite my race I was smart too. I went to arguably the best school in my county. I remember […]