"My grandfather used to make me go but the conversations that would happen in the shop were always captivating. It’s a community based place for young men to get educated about who they’re going to become."
“In recent years, many of America’s urban schools have improved significantly. … But middle-class, white parents tend to make assumptions otherwise—and research suggests that those assumptions are the result of racial biases.”
“Even now with a lot of the things going on that can make me feel a little bit scared to exist, someone, somewhere, is like, ‘No. We know you exist. And here’s how we’re showing you.’”
The New York Times
“It is not just about the protection of data; it is a matter of letting children learn and grow without concern about how their early preferences, talents and habits could shape the opportunities they have in the future.”
“In the last decade alone, American taxpayers have spent at least $40 million on Confederate monuments and groups that perpetuate racist ideology.”