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White Privilege

Confronting White Privilege: A White Girl’s Story

White Privilege Police Officer

Almost a year ago to the day, I had the opportunity to ride along on a friend’s brutally long commute home from the office. Earlier that day, I got to see him work first-hand. Rarely have I seen someone so busy. In and out of meetings all day — barely the chance to gulp down […]

No (White) Child Left Behind

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Let me start with a caveat. I am not a writer, nor will I ever claim to be. What I am is a first grade math teacher in one of the largest public school districts in America. The racial disparity in our education system has deep-rooted connections to the past. I could spend a lifetime […]