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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

CHICAGO MAGAZINE: Success Is Part of My South Side Story, Not Separate From It

This young lady is going from Lindblom Math & Science to Harvard. And makes sure to note:
The constantly reinforced narrative of black communities is that success is separate from blackness. It’s a false narrative that separates successful black individuals from the world that conceived them. It ignores the many ways we support each other—the way we build communities and build up individuals. 
Best wishes as she heads to the Ivy League. Keep her head on good shoulders!