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Dealing with Racism

Victoria's Story

Victoria was incredibly nervous about taking the English A.P. exam. And that was before she arrived and encountered what so many students of color experience on a regular basis: straight up racism. Listen to this powerful story about how Victoria had to fight just to take the test.

Eddie Joe was thrilled to learn that he was accepted into a competitive college. It was the reaction of his peers that he found troubling, and that made him question whether he deserved the acceptance he received.

Not a day goes by when Darius is not painfully aware of racism. When two people he had considered his friends laughed about the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, he began to question if he belonged in college. 

Eddie Joe's Story

Darius' Story