Back of the Line: A Real Story of Institutionalized Racism

“You better do your job, Timothy,” said Isabella. “The libarry looks fine to me,” he said, pushing his blonde bangs out of his face. “It’s library, not libarry,” said Isabella. “You have to put away all the books or you won’t get paid.” Timothy looked at the books scattered around the floor and then back at […]

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An Open Letter to My Son’s New First Grade Teacher

To my kid’s new first grade teacher: I am sending my child to the first day of first grade having done no work over the summer.  None.  Sure, I looked at the packet that was sent home with reading and math work.  I showed it to my child.  Neither one of us were enthusiastic to […]

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