"...and this child must help her [America] find a way to use the tremendous potential and tremendous energy which this child represents."
You know what? He's right. We need to stop teaching our black students that they don't mean anything and that they don't contribute to society.
You're both right. We need to teach them that they matter, that they mean something to society. We need to stop treating our black students like dirt, and start treating them like the humans they are.
Why do I always have to sit in the back? Why can't I sit up front with those people?
I can't wait for another day of racism and misogyny.
Thank you, Mr. Man, it's very nice to hear that from you.
Kids, I met a very influential man over the weekend, James Baldwin. This man has taught me that no matter the color of one's skin, he is just as important as everyone else. I've learned that people like Stacy here, can and probably will, make a difference in society, and I want to genuinely apologize for my continued ignorance.