Kelsey Connolly, Wilsonville, OR. “Think Grace, Act Grace, Teach Grace” I have always been a learner at heart, but not necessarily an excellent student. In school, I learned best by looking at examples and modifying the results with my own knowledge, and that worked out very well for me… up until I left my little […]
Mariela Barriga, Seattle, WA. Collected from The Race Card Project, On Location: Seattle Community Colleges
Ellery Sills Portland, OR
Sandy Harris, San Francisco, CA.
Danielle Stewart, Oakland, CA.
King Kellz, Fayetteville, NC. We only learn what America has taught us about our specific race.
Zoë Johnson, East Lansing, MI.
Ryan Palmer St. Louis, MO Nope
Anonymous Student New York City, NY I know this stuff.
Ted Hochstadt Falls Church, VA This is approximately what my mother said to me when I asked her why our African-American cleaning woman could not read the word I asked her about from my second grade reader. The conversation with my mother occurred in Brooklyn, NY almost 65 years ago, but I still remember that […]
Sameer Belgaumi Ann Arbor, MI Understanding Race Project- University of Michigan I’m a Pakistani-American who grew up in Saudi Arabia. I hear this question so often that I wish I had a better reason than “I was born speaking it.” The truth that English was one of the first languages I learned, seems like such […]
Melody Rabassa SUNY Potsdam, NY No difference. We are all human We can learn. Just need time