Speaking Proper Doesn’t Mean “Speaking White”

Messiah Toure,
Philadelphia, PA.

All my life, I’ve felt empowered by vocabulary and being educated. However, there seems to be a correlation between being educated and being white. And a correlation, unfortunately, between being uneducated and being black. It’s a stigma that really needs to change, it’s entirely possible to be black and be educated. It’s entirely possible to be uneducated and white. We need to break those ideas.

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